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.

Caring roles turned upside-down for mum and daughter

For all of her life, Phillipa cared for her daughter, Beccy, who was born with an intellectual disability.

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Evie has no option but to quit work

When Evie took on an administration job 18 months ago, she was sure her childcare arrangements would work out fine.

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No light at the end of the tunnel for Eve

The ‘public face’ Eve shows the world is one of coping and being on top of everything.

 

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Dad is in care but Leigh visits often

Visiting her father in a nearby nursing home every few days is a way of life for Leigh.

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Yokko brought her mum from Japan

Yokko came to Australia from Japan 20 years ago.

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