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MEDIA RELEASE: Governmentís New Family Carer Payment Flawed and Unfair | 27 Sep 2013
The New Zealand Carers Alliance says the new Government payment scheme for family carers will create more problems than it solves.... Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: Carers feel bullied, angry after minimum wage offer from Government. | 12 Jun 2013
The Government's decision in the May 2013 Budget to provide only minimum wage payments to families supporting high needs disabled adult children has stunned the carer community.... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: Not for profits suspicious of Government decision to pay family carers | 17 May 2013
The Government's decision to allocate $23 million a year to family carers of adult children with disability needs seems positive, but it does not bear scrutiny, says the New Zealand Carers Alliance.... Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: Fairness at last for family carers? | 21 Sep 2012
Government opens consultation about paying carers... Read more
Payment for complex caring - Green Party Press Release | 15 Feb 2012
Carers deserve a fair deal not endless litigation, says Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty.... Read more
We Care! the new campaign about family caregiving. | 23 May 2011
Carers NZ and the NZ Carers Alliance are pleased to launch our country's first social and political awareness campaign for carers!... Read more
Time for New Social Contract | 23 Dec 2010
Carers NZ says the Government's announcement that it will appeal the Family Caregivers High Court decision is a missed opportunity for leadership.... Read more
Carers NZ launches new site | 21 Dec 2009
The national non profit has revamped and reloaded its website with support from ACC and the Ministry of Social Development.... Read more

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