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The importance of staying connected

Dec 10 2018

A lot of people think carers are saints, they don’t think of them as human beings. But they are real people who suffer from isolation, stress and burnout. As a …

NDIS independence for Tara

Dec 03 2018

For Ferny Grove resident Tara Heit, the arrival of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Brisbane region has allowed her the independence to live life on her terms. …

An aspiring author thriving with the NDIS

Dec 03 2018

Rohan Sykes wants to be a writer, the Prime Minister of Australia and a fighter pilot. Lofty goals for any 11 year old, but especially one for whom the world …

Carers Queensland Annual Report 2017/18

Nov 26 2018

Together we are dedicated to making life better. Carers, the people they care for and their families are at the centre of everything we do. This year was a year of …

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 Coordination Partner in the …

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 …