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Contribute to Carers WA New Video Project

Carers WA is excited to be working on a new video and photography project that will allow for the voices of carers in WA to be heard and used to advocate and increase awareness of carers in our state.

We are currently seeking expressions of interests from carers who are registered with Carers WA and have accessed our services and would like to contribute.

Here are some examples of similar projects produced by Carers WA:

  1. Who is a carer? 
  2. Filming Our Future

What’s involved:

  • A video or over the phone conversation with a Carers WA staff member or our production company to hear about your journey as a carer.
  • Availability for a few hours of photography and/or filming on the 14th May and possibly the 15th and 16th May.
  • Permission from you to use recorded footage and/or photography in places including but not limited to our website, YouTube channel, social media and potentially event television and radio.

This opportunity is open to all carers from the ages of 12yrs and over from across our state. Please complete the expression of interest form below and one of our team will be in contact with you with more details.

Expressions of interest will close on Sunday, 14th April 2024.

If selected for this opportunity, will the person you care for be able to attend the filming or photoshoot with you?(Required)
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