Carers struggling to meet cost of living demands with little increase in government payments. The payment and allowances for Carers has not increased in nearly a decade and advocates say it is pushing already exhausted Carers into more stress and poverty. One Australian woman has stated that if she were a paid disability support worker instead of a Carer, she could earn the same amount working a two-hour shift on a Sunday than she does for a week of 24/7 care. What are your thoughts LiveTribers? Why are Carers struggling to meet cost of living demands?
Posted by on 22 Feb 2023