This week is National Carers Week – what qualities make someone a young carer?

Celebrating 30 years – this year’s National Carers Week (October 16 – 22) – is recognising Young Carers who form part of the 2.65 million Australians who provide valuable support and care to the most vulnerable in our community

The program is asking for help to identify and call out the actions of Young Carers who are aged under 25 years and provide unpaid care to a:

  • Friend
  • Person in the community
  • Family member

Visit the National Carers Week website to obtain resources to run your event, share a story or learn more about this important initiative.


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