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.

The ‘up’ side of caring

Care giving is incredibly rewarding for Malcolm, who is a carer for his wife, Marilyn.


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The struggle of three generations of carers

Pauline’s mother is 71. For the last decade, she has been caring for her own mother, Daphne, aged 96.


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Caring is difficult when family ties are weak

Narelle doesn’t know her father well, but she is the only person around to care for him as he ages.



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Lenny is caring for a carer

Lenny cares for his mum – who cares for his sister.



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Join Stephen and Denise in the Age Well Campaign

About half of Australia’s 2.6 million carers are supporting older Australians



Read more: Join Stephen and Denise in the Age Well Campaign