We are continually gathering stories from working carers. These stories provide an insight into the experiences of other working carers and provide a source of inspiration and support for us all.

Here is our list of working carer stories. We will continue to add more stories as they become available so keep checking this page.

Yokko brought her mum from Japan

Yokko came to Australia from Japan 20 years ago.

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Daughter’s mental illness turns life upside-down for Kerry

In Kerry’s home, it is the small achievements that are celebrated every day.

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Bradley moved mum onto the property to care for her

Bradley bought a run-down property in the bush so that he could move his mum nearer to him.

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Tragic accident leads to quadriplegia

Macadamia farmers Marcia and Roman Quinn’s lives turned upside-down when their eldest son, Johnathan, suffered a devastating spinal injury.

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Mum and dad care, but Maryanne wants to keep her independence

Maryanne does not think of herself as needing care.

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