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Carers Week

Carers Week is a national awareness raising week held annually in the third week of 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 Carers Week Activity Grants for 2020 will open in July (dependent on funding).

Carers Week Events

During Carers Week, Carers WA along with a range of care-related organisations and support groups host a variety of events throughout the state. Events will be uploaded as they are confirmed.

Carers Week Promotional Material

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

Sponsor Opportunities

Carers WA welcome your involvement in National Carers Week. Organisations who wish to partner with Carers WA to reach a targeted audience and participate in a campaign that will bring together a range of stakeholders within the caring community are welcome to contact us via email at for sponsorship options.