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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 …

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 …