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.

Maria and Rudolph are carers in their ‘golden years’

Maria and Rudolph and their three children came to Australia from Croatia nearly 40 years ago.

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42 years of caring and still going strong

Josie’s son was a beautiful, smart, active and energetic seven-year-old before a car accident caused him a catastrophic brain injury.

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Being a carer disrupted the HSC for Sam

Sam was in Year 11 when his dad’s accident impacted on his life and made him a carer for 12 months.

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Daughter is daunted by complexity of aged care fees

When Penny’s 74-year-old mother had a severe fall, breaking her ankle and leg, she couldn’t walk any more.

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