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Understanding the Carer Recognition Acts and Legislation

This 5 minute video provides an overview of the legislation that recognises carers in Australia both federally and in Western Australia.

  • Kim Hudson’s Story

    Kim Hudson is an Associate Lecturer at Murdoch University and a member of the Carers Advisory Council, which provides advice to the Minister for Community Services on issues affecting carers. As a teenager, Kim caredRead more

  • Carers in Employment – Resume Writing Tips

    Are you ready to kickstart your job search but not sure where to begin? According to data from the Australian Human Rights Commission, many carers, up to 36%, are interested in rejoining the workforce, oftenRead more

  • Giveaway: Carers Week Family Day Outings

    Taking a break from everyday activities and caring responsibilities is an essential part of taking care of yourself, and the person that you care for. Getting out and doing something you enjoy by yourself, orRead more

  • Giveaway: Cups for Carers Vouchers

    In celebration of National Carers Week 2023, Carers WA is excited to introduce a new regional initiative, ‘Cups for Carers’. In partnership with 9 local cafés, across regional WA, we are inviting unpaid family carersRead more

  • Giveaway: Royal Show Tickets

    Entries for this giveaway closed on Thursday, 7th September 2023. Showcasing over 400 entertainers, 300 performances and endless hours of enjoyment – with over 101 free things to see and do – the Perth RoyalRead more

  • Carers WA supports the Voice to Parliament

    As the peak body for all carers in Western Australia, including a high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers, we actively strive towards achieving our vision of a society where the role ofRead more

  • Carers WA Program Proven to Increase Carer Wellbeing by 24%

    In 2021, Carers WA engaged Huber Social who are an organisation that have developed a framework, to measure the social impact of programs globally. The aim was to measure the wellbeing of Be Job ReadyRead more

  • Join our Youth Advisory Group

    Are you a young carer aged 15 to 25? Do you want to use your experience to advocate for others? Carers WA is establishing a Youth Advisory Group (YAG). This group will help shape whatRead more