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Category Archives: Media Release

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, …

Carers Queensland celebrates one year supporting Central Queensland NDIS participants

Nov 24 2018

When the first Central Queenslanders started using the National Disability Insurance Scheme in October 2017, Carers Queensland was there to help. As the NDIS Local Area …

Call for superannuation guarantee for carers

Nov 13 2018

Carers Australia welcomes the motion introduced by Senator Griff and passed by the Senate on Monday, recognising the plight of carers who have had to give …

Quality of Life survey shows carers are becoming more socially isolated

Oct 15 2018

Social isolation and profound loneliness are two common factors in the lives of unpaid carers in Queensland, Carers Queensland’s Quality of Life Audit 2018 has revealed. …

Minister Coralee O’Rourke to launch National Carers Week in Brisbane

Sep 26 2018

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors, Coralee O’Rourke will officially launch National Carers Week 2018 on Friday 12 October at the Gala …

Carers Queensland to improve disability support with new NDIS funding

Jun 04 2018

4 June 2018 Carers Queensland is the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination, Partners in the Community service provider for five new service …

Budget 2018: What it means for carers

May 10 2018

The 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget was released on Tuesday 8 May . The Budget included the measures to design and fund an integrated service delivery system …

Carers Queensland first NFP to gain Rainbow Tick accreditation in Queensland

May 08 2018

Carers Queensland is the first not for profit organisation to be accredited with the Rainbow Tick in Queensland, joining a growing number of businesses in Australia …