Are you a Carer?
A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue, or who are frail aged.
Did you know that more than one in eight Australians are carers? Of these carers, over 307,000 are providing either substantial or full-time care in WA. Are you one in eight?
The Australian Government has launched a range of new supports and services throughCarer Gateway. Carers can access a mix of free digital and in-person supports including counselling, online
coaching, peer support and respite care.
Visit Carers WA for more information about Carer Gateway and Carers WA*.
*Carers WA – part of the National Network of Carers Associations. They are the peak body recognised by both State and Federal Governments and the voice of family carers.