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Carers

A Carer is someone who provides care and support for their parent, partner, child or friend who has a disability, is frail aged, or who has a chronic mental or physical illness. It can be a tough job, but a range of benefits and services are available.

National | ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA


National
Carers Australia
Carers Australia is the national peak body representing carers in Australia. Carers Australia works with the Carers Associations in each of the state and territories to deliver carer programs and services and advocate on behalf of all carers.

Centrelink - Carer Payments
Centrelink supports carers with a range of payments.

ACT
Carers ACT
Carers ACT is the recognised and expert voice with and for Carers, as well as being the major provider of Carer services and supports in the ACT.

NSW
Carers NSW
Carers NSW is an association for relatives and friends caring for people with a disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol dependencies, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail.

NT
Carers NT
Carers NT supports carers in the Northern Territory.

QLD
Carers Queensland
Carers Queensland is the statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Queensland.

SA
Carers SA
Carers SA consults with carers and works closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout South Australia.

TAS
Carers Tasmania
Carers Tasmania supports carers in Tasmania.

VIC
Carers Victoria
Carers Victoria is the statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support for carers in Victoria.

WA
Carers WA
Carers WA is a non-profit, community based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of family carers living in Western Australia. Part of the National Network of Carers Associations, we are the peak body recognised by both State and Federal governments, as the voice of family carers.