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Reserve your seat at our annual Gala event!

Aug 08 2018

You are cordially invited to our 15th annual Gala Lunch, and the launch event of National Carers Week 2018.

New group ready to build a more accessible Central Queensland community

Jul 18 2018

A new group is ready to build a more accessible and inclusive future for people with disability in Central Queensland. The Community Capacity Building and Inclusion Group – facilitated by …

Carers Australia partners on My Health Record

Jul 18 2018

Carers Australia is to partner with the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) to provide information about the My Health Record Expansion Program, its benefits to carers and those they care …

Megan is riding a wave to a new future

Jul 18 2018

Catching a wave in the sparkling Gold Coast surf is just one of the feats Megan Turner has accomplished in the past nine months, as the Ipswich woman enjoys a …

More young Queenslanders becoming unpaid carers for family, friends

Jun 25 2018

Teenage Queenslanders are increasingly devoting their time to unpaid caring work, looking after family members who are aged, have long-term disabilities or health issues. New data from the Australian Bureau …

Kids as young as six ‘sacrificing their future’ to act as carers

Jun 22 2018

An “invisible” generation of Queensland kids as young as six are sacrificing their childhood and education to act as carers for disabled or ageing family members, experts have warned. New …

Be a part of something bigger!

Jun 21 2018

We are looking for smart and talented people like you to join our fantastic team. Carers Queensland are proud to be Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Program in …

Introducing our brand new newsletter

Jun 18 2018

Together we are making life better! Welcome to the first edition of our new monthly e-newsletter, where you will find all the latest news and information that’s important to you, …

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 areas in Queensland. The …

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 to carers that was …

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 offering a welcoming and …

Young Carers take centre stage at the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Apr 05 2018

Tuppence, 23, has faced many challenges in life. She was only 17 and in her final week of high school when her father had a stroke and she had to …