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Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the peak national body representing the needs and interests of carers at the national level.  Provides a range of information and education resources and conducts community awareness raising.

www.carersaustralia.com.au

Carers ACT

Carers ACT is a member of the National Network of Carers Associations.

www.carersact.org.au

Carers Northern Territory

Carers Northern Territory is the state wide voice of family carers - representing and providing services and support to family carers in Northern Territory.

http://carersnt.asn.au

Carers Queensland

The state wide voice of family carers - representing and providing services  and support to family carers in Queensland.

http://carersqld.asn.au

Carers South Australia

The state wide voice of family carers - representing and providing services  and support to family carers in South Australia.

http://carers-sa.asn.au/about-us

Carers Tasmania

The provider of service and support to family carers in Tasmania.

www.carerstas.org

Carers Victoria

The state wide voice of family carers - representing and providing services  and support to family carers in Victoria.

www.carersvic.org.au

Carers NSW

Provides resources, and a range of support services including support groups. Telephone information, advice and referral is provided through the Commonwealth Carer Resource Centre:

1800 242 636.

www.carersnsw.asn.au

Carers Western Australia

The state wide voice of family carers - representing and providing services  and support to family carers in Western Australia.

www.carerswa.asn.au

Young Carers NSW

Provides information for young people in NSW (25 years or under) who help care for a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, drug illness etc.

http://www.youngcarersnsw.asn.au/

Young Carers Queensland

Provides information for young people in Queensland (25 years or under) who help care for a family member or friend who has a disability or mental illness.

www.carersqld.asn.au

Siblings Australia

a national organisation committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues. information about sibling support - services, resources, research and policy.

http://siblingsaustralia.org.au/

Working Carers

Working Carers Gateway provides information to help people who are juggling working AND caring roles.

www.workingcarers.org.au

National Companion Card

The Australian Governments - National Companion Card scheme enables eligible people with disability to participate at venues and activities without incurring the cost of a second ticket for their attendant carer.

www.companioncard.gov.au/

Last Modified: 21/05/2013 3:38 PM