Carers NSW Research Team

Owning Institution:
Discussion paper

Repositioning respite in consumer directed service systems

This paper seeks to reposition the concept of carer respite within increasingly consumer-directed care service systems in NSW. It also aims to provide an evidence base to support the ongoing provision and funding of supports that enable carers to take breaks from the caring role...

2020 National carers survey: summary report

This survey report provides an overview of high-level national findings regarding caring relationships, carers’ experiences accessing services, carer health and wellbeing, and carer employment. Some state and territory comparisons are highlighted throughout to indicate national variation, with further comparative analysis between the states and territories...

Young carer research project: summary of findings

Young carers are resilient in navigating life’s challenges and gain a range of valuable skills and qualities through caring for others, according to this research report by Carers NSW.

Carers NSW 2018 carer survey: summary report

This summary report contains key insights about the carer population in New South Wales and highlights the successes and challenges carers are experiencing as they engage with the service system and with paid employment.
Discussion paper

The NDIS one year in: experiences of carers in the Hunter trial site

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) presents an unprecedented opportunity for Australians with permanent and significant disability to receive the lifelong support they need to pursue their goals and participate in their communities. The greater choice and control offered by the NDIS promises not only...