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Carer-Friendly Business Awards

The 2018 Carer-Friendly Business Awards are coming soon

The Carer-Friendly Business Awards recognise local businesses, employees and employers who truly support Queensland carers.

It’s time to start thinking about businesses or individuals that have gone above and beyond to make a positive difference to your life as a carer.

This is the 15th year of Carers Queensland’s Carer-Friendly Business Awards. The award nominations are open to all carers from May this year.

Are you a carer who has experienced amazing customer service?

This is your opportunity to say “ thank you”and ensure the business or person who has assisted you is recognised.

Previous winners include:

  • A hairdresser who provides a bespoke service for an autisitc youngster;
  • A garage workshop that supports an employee with flexible work hours and fundraises to help his wife who has motor neurone disease;
  • A household cleaner that refused payment to help a carer; and
  • A cinema that alters the sound and lighting at special screenings for children with autism to ensure they feel safe and comfortable during the session.

Stay tuned for more information in the next issue of First on how you can nominate someone who provides exceptional service or supports a carer-friendly workplace.