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Carers TAS

Carers Tasmania is a non-profit community organisation dedicated to assisting and supporting family carers living in Tasmania.

A family carer is a person providing unpaid care of someone that has a disability, is frail or aged, has a mental illness, has a chronic or life-limiting illness or has an alcohol or other drug issue. There are over 85,000 family carers in Tasmania.

Carers Tasmania has offices in Moonah, Burnie and Launceston.

Carers Tasmania is the Peak Body for family and friend carers in the state. They are part of a national network of carer associations that raise awareness and influence change on behalf of carers nationally.

Vision and mission

Carers Tasmania’s vision is for an Australia that values and supports carers.

Their mission is to work to improve the health, well-being, resilience, and financial security of carers and to ensure that caring is a shared responsibility of family, community, and the government.

How Carers Tasmania can help

You should know Carers Tasmania is with you, every step of the way. Through their service arm, Care2Serve, Carers Tasmania are Tasmania’s regional provider of the national Carer Gateway services.

Care2Serve work directly with carers to understand their situation and needs and establish a personalised Carer Support Plan. Once this plan has been completed, carers can access supports including peer support sessions, emergency respite, one-off financial support, and counselling.

Information / help lines

  • Call 03 6144 3700 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST to speak to Carers TAS
  • Call 1800 422 737 Mon to Fri, 8am to 5pm AEST to speak to Care2Serve

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Last reviewed: June 2020

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Carers Tasmania - Caring for Someone with a Mental Illness

Supporting a person with a condition that affects their mood, thinking and behaviour can be difficult and confusing. Carers Tasmania is here to help.

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Carers Tasmania - Caring for Someone with a Disability

Are you caring for a family member or friend who has a disability?

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Carers Tasmania - Coping with an Ongoing Illness

Caring for someone with an ongoing or chronic illness such as dementia, cancer or heart disease can be challenging and emotionally draining due to the uncertainty of the situation. Carers Tasmania can help.

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Carers Tasmania - Are you a Young Carer?

Are you under 25 and looking after a family member or friend?

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Carers Tasmania - Respite - Taking A Break

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Planning Ahead - Carers Tasmania

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Taking Care of You - Carers Tasmania

Looking after yourself is paramount to both your own wellbeing and your ability to maintain your role as a carer.

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System Reforms - Carers Tasmania

There are a variety of support systems available through the government and other organisations, that can assist you in your caring role. Contact our knowledgeable, friendly team for advice specific to your situation.

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Carers Tasmania - Caring for an Older Person

Are you caring for a frail or aged family member, neighbour or friend?

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Caring, Working & Finances - Carers Tasmania

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