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Carer Stories


a woman with her three children at the beach





Anthea is a carer for her three children with disabilities. For International Women’s Day, Anthea shared her experiences with us, to help raise awareness about what it’s like to be an unpaid carer. Read her story.


A middle-aged woman with grey hair smiling at the camera





Christina is a carer for her adult son who lives with mental illness. She’s been caring for her son for most of his life, and has had him living with her full time for the past seven years. Christina shared her experiences as a carer and some of the change she wants to see in the community and by government to improve the situation for carers. Read her story.