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Category Archives: Media Release

Carers Queensland offices are now back open to the public

Jul 20 2020

As more lockdown restrictions continue to be lifted in Queensland, we are excited to announce that our offices will be open to the general public again, …

Pandemic adds more stress to carers’ wellbeing

Jul 07 2020

A significant number of unpaid carers in Queensland are still struggling with their mental wellbeing as a result of the pandemic, a new Carers Queensland study …

Survey of family and friend carers reveals them doing it very tough during COVID-19 pandemic

May 22 2020

“A survey of family and friend carers conducted by the Caring Fairly campaign has revealed that, while the coronavirus and its consequences have impacted negatively on …

Funding to support carers of people with mental illness during the pandemic appreciated

May 19 2020

“The Government’s announcement on Friday that $3.5 million will be available to support family and friend mental health carers under the National Mental Health and Wellbeing …

2020 National Carer Survey launches

May 01 2020

The 2020 National Carer Survey has launched and 2.7 million unpaid carers across Australia are being asked to have their say. The survey, conducted by Carers …

Your Caring Way has launched!

Apr 20 2020

Check out the launch newsletter of our new program for carers.

Carers celebrated as National Carers Week launches next week

Oct 04 2019

Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers will be recognised and celebrated during National Carers Week 2019 this October. The national campaign will officially launch in Brisbane on …

Carers Queensland’s response to the Regional Delivery Partners announcement

Aug 22 2019

A new regional network of service providers to help carers access new and improved services from April next year was announced by the Australian Government yesterday. …

Unprecedented support for Australia’s carers

Aug 21 2019

The Morrison Government is introducing the single biggest reform in more than a decade to better support Australia’s 2.7 million carers. Minister for Families and Social …

Carers Queensland getting real about reconciliation

May 29 2019

Carers Queensland has a long history of getting real about reconciliation, and this National Reconciliation Week the organisation is re-committing to walking together with the Aboriginal …

Additional support for carers welcomed

Apr 03 2019

The Treasurer’s announcement last night of an additional $84.3 million to support family and friend carers will help ease the major transition underway in the nationally-funded …

Carers Queensland building on experience to deliver NDIS program

Apr 01 2019

Carers Queensland, one of the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) Partners in the Community, is celebrating the official opening of six new offices across Queensland. Ashmore, …