Carers Australia

The Young Carers Network is an initiative of Carers Australia. Carers Australia is the national peak body representing Australia’s unpaid carers to advocate on their behalf to influence policies and services at a national level.

What does Carers Australia do?

Carers Australia advocates and lobbies on a wide range of issues that affect carers. We also manage the delivery of the following:

  • national programs.
  • support and services for carers across Australia.
  • including the Young Carers Bursary Program delivered by our Young Carers Team.

Carers Australia works in collaboration with:

  • carers.
  • the National Carer Network.
  • government, and peak bodies.

To develop policy, advocacy, programs, and events to improve the lives of Australia’s 2.65 million carers, including 235,000 young carers.