As a peak body, Carers Tasmania’s role is to raise awareness and influence change.

Here you can find Carers Tasmania submissions to key national and state reforms, and reports and research relevant to carers.

Carers Tasmania Submissions and Research

SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE ON COVID-19 – Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Adult Education Strategy Submission

Carers Tasmania Submission on Aged Care Safety and Quality

Feedback on the Terms of Reference for the Aged Care Royal Commission

NDIS Survey 2019

Carers Tasmania feedback on the Disability and Community Services Individual Planning Framework

Under the Umbrella – Carers Tasmania’s Submission to the Reform Agenda for Alcohol and Drug Services in Tasmania

Tasmanian Child and Youth Wellbeing Outcomes Framework submission

A future Program for Family Based Care Out of Home Care Submission

Carers Tasmania Response HACC reform discussion paper Oct 2017

Carers Tasmania – Tasmania Government Budget Submission 2015-2016

Caring Voices Project – Mental Health Carers Tasmania, COTA, Medicare Local Tasmania and Carers Tasmania 

Reports and Research

2020 National Carer Survey Summary Report

Road to Recovery: COVID-19 Survey Results

Australian Carers still need respite

Conversations with Parents and Carers of Children with Disability 

The Economic value of informal care in 2010

Who Cares? A report on the inquiry into Better Support Carers

Who Cares? Older Australians do (May 2020)

Conversations with Carers 2011

Policy Documents 

Tasmanian Carers Policy 2016

2011 National Carer Strategy

2020 Carer Network Media Releases

Poor sleep health of unpaid carers adversely affecting
wellbeing Carers Australia