Carers WA believe in the importance of community and that everyone has an equal right to have their voices heard, needs met and be included in society. The projects below aim to educate, inform and raise the capacity of individuals, organisations and government to better understand disability and address gaps to progress towards long-term systemic change.
Through state and federal government funding, Carers WA bring unpaid carers and people with disability together to inform change, improve lives and foster greater understanding.
A suite of eLearning courses designed to expand your knowledge, be inclusive and interactive covering topics that provoke thought and discussion.
Empowering Community Leaders - a toolkit designed to help support young people navigate life after high school.
Books that dive into the challenges young people may face when living with disabilities. The second of three books, "Naomi's World” is now available.
An “old school” program, revived and re-designed to promote and encourage connections, peer support, friendships, and literacy.
Screenwest and Carers WA are excited to announce Different Lens, a 12-part short documentary series produced by Rhythm Content. The series provides a fascinating insight into what life is like for 13 Western Australians living with a disability.
Meet Carers WA’s Community Engagement van, Priscilla. Follow along on our adventures and keep a look out for Priscilla in your community.
Following on from the success of the Different Lens initiative, Carers WA and Screenwest are working together in another opportunity for people with lived experience of disability to share their sporting and physical activity stories.
Coming in 2022, Carers WA, in conjunction with our partners HealthRedesigned and Eduka will co-design, build, test, pilot and distribute an on-line portal enabling people with a lived experience of disability and carers to engage with community.