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Getting help through Carer Gateway

Carer Gateway aims to make your life easier.

By calling Carer Gateway, you will be connected with a new Australia-wide network of Carer Gateway service providers. They will talk through what you need and help you to find local services and support to help you.

Learn about how to access Carer Gateway services

Young Carer Bursary Program 2023

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Did you know there are 235,500 young carers in Australia?

The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education.

If you or someone you know are aged 12-25 and provide unpaid care for a friend or family member, you may be eligible to apply for the Young Carer Bursary Program.

Find out more on Young Carers Network

Am I a carer?

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Anyone can be a carer.

Many people don’t see themselves as carers. They are just children, parents, partners or friends who care for someone close to them.

If you are a carer, you can get help and support from the government and other organisations.

Find out if you are a carer