1300.1.55.001 - Statistics News NSW (Newsletter), Sep 2004  
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SURVEY OF DISABILITY, AGEING AND CARERS

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia, 2003 (cat. no. 4430.0) was released recently. This presents results from a national survey conducted between June and November 2003. Data cover three main areas: people with a disability (including disability status, main condition, assistance needed/received, use of aids, use of public transport and employment restrictions); older persons (including assistance needed/received, culture leisure participation, disability status and income); and people who provide assistance to others because of their disability (including carer status, relationship to main recipient, time spent caring for main recipient, need for and receipt of respite care and reasons for caring). For more information contact Ken Black on (02) 6252 7430, email ken.black@abs.gov.au.