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Mildura Hearing

Carers for older Australians

The Mildura Hearing looked at the needs of family, informal and unpaid carers for older Australians, including support services for carers and respite care.

Date: 29 – 31 July 2019
Location: Mildura Arts Centre, 199 Cureton Ave Mildura VIC 3500
Time: 10:00am local time 

The public hearing looked at the needs of family, informal and unpaid carers for older Australians, with a focus on:

  • the extent to which current arrangements meet those needs
  • how services and supports for carers could be improved
  • respite care

Further information

  • The Mildura Hearing closed on Wednesday 17 July 2019.
  • Applications for leave to appear at the public hearing closed 5pm (ACST) on Wednesday 17 July 2019.
  • Copies of exhibit documents relating to this hearing are available on this page.
  • Transcripts and a Witness list are available for all days of the hearing.
  • A webcast of the hearing is available as well as an audio version.

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