Welcome to the latest edition of the Work 'n' Care newsletter. Each month we try and bring you stories that embody all aspects of a carers life. Our aim is to empower you in your caring role and to make your life a little easier. Contact us with your experiences and ideas as the process of sharing can make a carers life just that little bit easier. Read the latest edition below or use the links on the right to navigate our story archives.

 

Is it carer’s leave or annual leave?

You need to go overseas to support a sick relative - is it carer's leave or annual leave?

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How long since you put money away for a ‘nest egg’?

Maybe it’s time to think about how you can build a little cash reserve fund for all the unexpected times when life simply throws you a ‘curve ball’.

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Combining work and caring

At some time in everyone’s working life, they can expect to become a carer – even if it is only for a short time.

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Supermarkets not promoting healthy food, study finds

Australia’s biggest supermarkets could be doing much more to encourage healthy food purchases.

Coles

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Caring for the carer

Working carers can easily ignore their own physical and emotional health when caring for others.

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Read more: Caring for the carer