This week marks National Carers Week, an opportunity
to say thank you and acknowledge the amazing work of the more than 2.7 million
carers in Australia.
Just this week carers
will provide 36 million hours of unpaid care. The replacement cost of this is
We’ve partnered with numerous organisations such as
Palliative Care Australia, Families Supporting Families, Beyond Blue and the
Hunter Institute of Mental Health, to provide funding in support of initiatives
that promote greater health and wellbeing among Australia’s carer community.
This week, you can be a part of creating a carer-friendly
Australia, where unpaid carers are recognised for the work they perform for
family members and friends every single day, and are supported throughout their
Show your support for #carers2017 by saying thank
you on Carers Australia
‘thank you wall’.