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Carers Week

Carers Week is a national awareness raising week held annually in the third week of October. Carers Week 2019 will be held from Sunday 13th to Saturday 19th October.

Carers Australia and Carers Associations invite all Australians to be part of Carers Week. Carers Week is Australia’s annual celebration of carers and is held annually in the third week of October. Carers Week aims to raise awareness of carers, the caring role and relationships, and carer supports and services.

Many great events will be conducted across the nation during Carers Week, including morning teas, launches, exhibitions, seminars and media talkback.

Carers Week Activity Grants

Carers WA offers grants for care-related organisations and carer support groups to host their own event for carers during Carers Week. Applications for 2019 will open in July (dependent on funding). 

For more information visit our Carers Week Activity Grant webpage.  

Carers Week Events

Carers WA hosts a variety of events during Carers Week. Events for 2019 will be advised closer to the time.

Carers Week Promotional Material

To request promotional material for Carers Week 2019 please contact the Carers WA Marketing Team on 1300 CARERS (1300 227 377) or email

Carers Week 2018 TV Commercial
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Thank you to the following organisations who have made generous donations towards 2018 Carers Week events.