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Carers QLD

With one in every eight Australians caring for a family member or friend, Carers Queensland is committed to providing specialised carer, aged, and disability support services.

For more than 30 years, Carers Queensland has been working to advocate for equal rights, opportunities, and enhanced outcomes for families.

They work within and value local community, responding to unmet need with care and respect, assisting those who are disconnected through high-quality personalised support.

Their objective is to ensure you achieve your goals, enhance your relationships, and can move forward with a life based on your own decisions and choices.

Carers Queensland is dedicated to making life better.

Vision and mission

To ensure that caring is a shared responsibility of family, community and government.

To improve the quality of life for caring families.

How Carers QLD can help

Carers Queensland is committed to providing specialised carer, aged, and disability support services.

They provide information on:

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
  • Registered training
  • Guardianship and advocacy
  • Mental health
  • Aged care services (Empower Care)
  • Disability support
  • The Carer Gateway
  • Vocational services (Your Caring Way)

Information / Helplines

  • Call 07 3900 8100 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST
  • Visit the Carer Gateway or call 1800 422 737, Mon to Fri, 8am to 5pm AEST
  • Call 1800 422 737 to make an appointment with the Carer Gateway National Carers Counselling Program, Mon to Fri 9am to 6pm AEST. Counselling is offered face-to-face, via telephone, email and Skype, or in a group

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

Last reviewed: May 2020

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Dealing with Service Providers - Fact Sheet - Carers Queensland

Dealing with Service Providers – Fact Sheet Mar 09 2018 Categories: Factsheet Dealing with service providers and getting exactly what you need can be tricky at times

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Are you a carer? - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Across Australia, there are 2.7 million people providing unpaid care for a family member or friend.

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Work Resources - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

It is important that you know your rights and the supports available to help you manage both your work and your caring role.

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Resources - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

We've created a resource centre where you can find information about a wide range of topics.

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Empower Care - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Empower Care We can help take the stress out of transitioning to aged care Do you need help managing your or a loved one’s Home Care Package? Are you struggling with the transition into residential aged care? We are here for you, every step of the way

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Carers Queensland and the NDIS - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Carers Queensland and the NDIS We are dedicated to making life better The Board of Carers Queensland has been a long-time supporter of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) being implemented, including representing carers to the Productivity Commission and advising that it was not sustainable to continue to ‘prop up carers’ unless some significant changes were made to the provision of disability services

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Understanding Respite Care - Fact Sheet - Carers Queensland

Understanding Respite Care – Fact Sheet Mar 09 2018 Categories: Factsheet Caring can be rewarding as well as being physically and emotionally demanding

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander We believe in equal rights and opportunities for everyone and we respond to the unique needs or carers and those they care for

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Young Carers - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

Young Carers Are you a young person looking after a family member or friend? For some young people the definition of normal entails going to school or going out with friends, but we understand that for others, it could be different

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No Interest Loans Scheme® - Carers Queensland | Carers Queensland

No Interest Loans Scheme® Caring for a family member or friend sometimes involves unexpected costs, which can take a toll on your finances, especially if you are on a low-income

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