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Who Are Carers WA

Carers WA is the peak body that represents the needs and interests of carers in Western Australia. We work to achieve an improved quality of life for family carers in our state.

Carers WA is a non-profit, community based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of the estimated 230,000 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. Carers WA represents carers interests in the Western Australian community.

Our role is to work in active partnership with carers, persons with care and support needs, health professionals, service providers, government and the wider community to achieve an improved quality of life for carers.

Our Vision

Western Australia values and supports carers, providing them with choices and opportunities to participate in every aspect of life.

Our Mission

To support and raise awareness of carers through advocacy, service provision and partnerships.

  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Innovative thinking
  • Compassionate
  • Respectful

Carers WA has qualified for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission’s Registered Charity Tick, enabling the public to easily identify our organisation as a registered charity and confirming that we are both transparent and accountable.