Carers WA announces accreditation in Carers + Employers program to Royal Perth Bentley Group

Carers WA is pleased to announce that Royal Perth Bentley Group (RPGB) has been formally recognised as an ‘Accredited Carer Employer’, achieving Level 2 – COMMIT status, in the national Carers + Employers program. Royal Perth Bentley Group (which includes Royal Perth and Bentley Hospitals) is the first organisation in WA to achieve this status,Read more

Youth Week WA 2023

Find a quiet spot and come listen in. Carers WA is about to give you a glimpse into the innermost thoughts and feelings of a young person who cares for a family member with disability, physical or mental health struggles. In celebration of Youth Week WA (14th – 21st April), Carers WA will be releasingRead more

Carer Payment Increase – March 2023

From the 20th March 2023, recipients of Age Pension, Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment can expect an increase of $37.50 a fortnight for singles and $56.40 a fortnight for couples combined. Minister for Social Services, Amanda Rishworth, said the Government is doing what they can to support Australians in need. “Australia’s social security systemRead more

Perth Zoo: School Holiday Giveaway

Entries for this giveaway closed Sunday, 26th March 2023. Ready for a wild day out? Located in South Perth and just five minutes from the CBD, Perth Zoo is home to animals and plants from all corners of the globe. Go for a bushwalk and discover koalas, quokkas, emus, kangaroos and Simmo the enormous crocodile. ExploreRead more

AQWA: School Holiday Giveaway

Entries for this giveaway closed Sunday, 26th March 2023. An awesome underwater adventure awaits you at the Aquarium of Western Australia! Taking a break from everyday activities and caring responsibilities is an essential part of taking care of yourself, and the person that you care for. Getting out and doing something you enjoy by yourself,Read more

National Advance Care Planning Week 2023

We all want to have a say in what happens in the last part of our lives. By making plans that cover your future care, lifestyle, health and finances, you’re not only working out what you want, you are also making things easier on those around you. This process is called Advance Care Planning. Palliative CareRead more