Caring for others
Provides information for carers on topics such as support and counselling services, financial benefits and services, financial assistance and young carers.
Do you need to know about which community, residential aged care, disability and other support services are available in your area? Search this directory for an extensive list of service providers - including the range of services they offer and their contact details.
Information about help and support available to unpaid carers who provide on-going care to family or friends with a disability, a chronic illness, a mental illness or to a person who is frail and requires assistance to carry out everyday tasks.
The National Disability Strategy Consultation Report prepared by the National People with Disabilities and Carer Council 2009. The report provides detail on the key barriers and issues facing people with a disability, their families and carers and highlights the solutions offered by the submissions. The report also compares the level of interest against a range of themes and issues that have emerged and identifies the existing strategies that submissions suggest are working well.