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.

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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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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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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Yokko brought her mum from Japan

Yokko came to Australia from Japan 20 years ago.

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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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