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NAIDOC Week 2018

Nov 23 2018

As pillars of our society, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played – and continue to play – active and significant roles at the community, local, state and national …

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 up paid work to …

My Health Record

Nov 12 2018

The Australian Government has introduced new legislation to Parliament to address concerns that health information could be passed over to law enforcement agencies and other government services. Under the legislation, …

Thank you for the best Carers Week ever!

Nov 06 2018

We had a huge week of events and they wouldn’t have been possible without your help.

Your partner in the community

Nov 05 2018

Since its inception, Carers Queensland has been a supporter of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as a positive change for Australia, people with disabilities, and caring families. As the …

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. Anxiety, depression and fear …

Brisbane NDIS rollout in full swing

Sep 28 2018

Rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is well and truly underway across the Brisbane region. Carers Queensland is the official National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) partner in the …

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 Lunch event hosted by …

This is your ticket to our latest news and events

Aug 31 2018

National Carers Week is coming soon! Stay connected and make sure you are up to date with all our events, competitions, and awareness activities across Queensland.

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 …