Carers NSW Conference 2019: Showcasing Carer Support in NSW

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Pullman Sydney Hyde Park

36 College Street

Sydney, NSW 2010


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The Carers NSW 2019 Conference: ‘Showcasing carer support in NSW’ will be held on Thursday 17th October 2019 at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park. The conference is proudly funded by the NSW Government.

This conference will be a one-day event, and is the first of a series of annual conferences providing delegates an opportunity to:

  • explore best practice and initiatives in carer support

  • learn about current policy and research informing service provision to carers

  • network and collaborate with their peers

Conference Audience

The Carers NSW 2019 Conference brings together professionals from a broad range of areas including:

  • health

  • disability

  • community and welfare services

  • transport

  • employment

  • education

  • research

  • policy

  • corporate and business

    Carers are also invited to attend.

    Conference Focus

    The pace of change in carer support has been unprecedented in recent years. Disability and aged care sector reforms, and the introduction of the new Integrated Carer Support Service, have impacted on the way carers access supports not just for the person they care for but also for themselves. Now more than ever carers need continued and targeted support that sustains them in their caring role, supports them to navigate service systems, and assists them to achieve their own goals.

    How do we continue to support carers to have choice, remain engaged in the community, participate in education and the workforce and improve their wellbeing overall?

    The Carers NSW Conference 2019 will showcase innovation and initiatives in policy, programs and practice in meeting the needs of carers in NSW.

    The conference will focus on four core themes:

    • Support in the workplace

    • Support through research

    • Support in the community

    • Supporting the diversity of caring


    Full conference registration Thursday 17 October 2019. Inclusive of Networking event

    Full conference registration includes:

    • 1 day registration to conference including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

    • Networking event on Thursday 17 October 2019 from 5pm-7pm including drinks and canapes

    The conference is organised by Carers NSW and proudly funded by the NSW Government.

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    Pullman Sydney Hyde Park

    36 College Street

    Sydney, NSW 2010


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