Carers Victoria has announced a new grants program aimed at improving local connections and support for unpaid carers in communities across Victoria.
UNPAID carers from around the region enjoyed a high tea at Bendigo All Seasons Resort on Wednesday.
The Board of Carers Victoria has recently approved the following public statement of support for the Voice, in line with its broader commitment to the process of reconciliation.
Carers Victoria is calling on the Andrews Government to reset the system for unpaid carers, with the carer population expected to jump to one million by 2026.
What does it mean for carers?
Caring Costs Us report finds average lost earnings and superannuation is over $567,000
Message to unpaid carers – ‘we see you, we hear you, you are not alone’
Unpaid family and friend carers saved the Australian economy $77.9 billion in 2020. That was before COVID and the impacts on the community it brought with it.