1.9 billion

Carers provide 1.9 billion hours
of unpaid care per year in
Australia

$60.3 billion per year

The replacement value of the
unpaid care provided is $60.3
billion per year in Australia

2.7 million

There are currently over
2.7 million unpaid carers in
Australia

Latest News

June 22, 2020

National Disability Research Partnership Welcome but Needs to Include Carers

The National Carer Network and Carers Australia welcomes today’s announcement of a National Disability Research Partnership but cautions that carers must not be forgotten.

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June 2, 2020

New CEO for Carers Australia

Liz Callaghan has been announced as the new CEO of Carers Australia.

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May 21, 2020

Survey of family and friend carers reveals them doing it very tough during COVID-19 pandemic

A survey of family and friend carers conducted by the Caring Fairly campaign has revealed that, while the coronavirus and its consequences have impacted negatively on many Australians, family and friend...

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