Work & finance

Caring families often experience financial hardship. It can be difficult to juggle caring with paid work and the extra costs related to illness and disability can be enormous.

Work & finance

Caring families often experience financial hardship. It can be difficult to juggle caring with paid work and the extra costs related to illness and disability can be enormous.
  • Caring & paid work - your rights

    Your right to request flexible working arrangements

    Caring & paid work - your rights

    Your right to request flexible working arrangements
  • Negotiating flexible work

    Tips for negotiating with your employer

    Negotiating flexible work

    Tips for negotiating with your employer
  • Government benefits

    You may be entitled to help with the cost of caring

    Government benefits

    You may be entitled to help with the cost of caring
  • Concessions

    You may be eligible for discounts on essential goods and services

    Concessions

    You may be eligible for discounts on essential goods and services
  • Carer and companion cards

    Find out how these programs can help your family.

    Carer and companion cards

    Find out how these programs can help your family.
  • Making informed choices about electricity

    At Carers Victoria, we are committed to assisting carers and caring families in as many ways as possible. We recognise that for many people, purchasing electricity is a complete mystery, that’s why we would like to help carers make informed choices about their electricity. On this page you will find information to help you understand flexible pricing, how to access your electricity use and review what you are paying for electricity. This information may help you to save on your electricity bills and reduce financial stress.

    Making informed choices about electricity

    At Carers Victoria, we are committed to assisting carers and caring families in as many ways as possible. We recognise that for many people, purchasing electricity is a complete mystery, that’s why we would like to help carers make informed choices about their electricity. On this page you will find information to help you understand flexible pricing, how to access your electricity use and review what you are paying for electricity. This information may help you to save on your electricity bills and reduce financial stress.

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