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ACT Budget: What’s In It For Carers?

15 Jun 2018

This is a great budget for caring families, with roughly a third of the ACT Government’s total budget spending focused on health.

Here’s a useful summary of the main initiatives that will make a positive impact on caring families.

 

ACT BUDGET 2018 – What’s in it for Carers

We are very happy to see that this year’s ACT Budget will deliver a substantial $7.8 billion boost over the next four years (about one third of the total budget spend) to health and hospital services, with particular emphasis on mental health and disability services, public hospital upgrades and more frontline staff.

The following list summarises the government initiatives we feel will have a positive impact on caring families.

 

GENERAL

FINANCIAL

 

ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS

 

FOSTER & KINSHIP CARE

 

MENTAL HEALTH

YOUNG CARERS

 

DISABILITY

 

SENIORS

 

INCLUSIVITY

 

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