Carers

  • About carers

    Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2018 estimates that about 533,200 Queenslanders (1 in 9), or 10.9 per cent of the state’s population indicated they were

  • 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.