National programs

Carers Australia provides specialist services across Australia for carers. These services include counselling, advice, information and registration.

Carers Australia works directly with the state and territory carers associations to deliver these services.

Services include:

Better Start provides an information and registration services about accessing funding and other support services for carers of children with eligible disabilities. This program is currently transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Carer Information and Support Service provides information and advice to carers and their families about carer support and services.

National Carer Counselling Program provides short term counselling by qualified counsellors.

Mental Health Carer Counselling provides a specialised counselling service for carers of people with mental health issues.

Young Carers Program provides information, advice and support for young carers.

Young Carer Bursary Programme provides financial support to eligible young carers looking to remain in, or return to, education or training.

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