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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

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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May 18, 2020

Funding to support carers of people with mental illness during the pandemic appreciated

The Government’s announcement on Friday that $3.5 million will be available to support family and friend mental health carers under the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan is...

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May 8, 2020

ACT legislation to protect vulnerable Canberrans

Carers ACT and Carers Australia support legislation to protect aged people and people with disability against abuse.

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