About Us

Home WA State Election 2021: Speaking up for carers

Speaking up for WA carers: State Election 2021

In the lead up to the state election in March, Carers WA in consultation with our membership has identified two specific priorities for carers in Western Australia.

To support the recommendations, please follow the below instructions to send a prefilled email to your local MP.

Election priorities:

Priority 1: Promotion of carer recognition

We call on candidates to commit to promptly completing the review of the Carer Recognition Act 2004 and to support changes which enhance the rights and recognition of carers.

Priority 2: Provision of respite

We call on candidates to commit to funding carer respite facilities in WA to allow carers to continue in their important roles.