Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors


  • About carers

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics indicates in 2015 there were approximately 473,400 carers in Queensland or about 10.2 per cent of the Queensland population.

  • Support and services for carers

    Information about support and services available for carers, including the Carer Business Discount Card, Companion Card, support groups and counselling.

  • Queensland Carers Advisory Council

    The Queensland Carers Advisory Council helps ensure carers have a voice in government decision-making processes

  • Initiatives to support carers

    The government plays a significant role in developing awareness of carer needs and initiatives, and assisting carers with maintaining a balance between their caring role and other life activities. It is also a responsibility of the community as a whole to support carers.

  • Publications and resources

    Read Queensland and national publications and websites relating to carers and find services relating to carers and find support services.

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