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Economic value of unpaid carers in Australia

The economic value of informal mental health caring in Australia

This research project conducted by the University of Queensland for Mind Australia has the following aims:

  • provide a profile of mental health carers and the types of care provided
  • estimate the replacement cost of informal mental health care
  • estimate bed-based service replacement costs
  • review current government spending on mental health carers and unmet support needs.

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