Published on 11 October 2020

National Carers Week 2020 - Truly Incredible Care

Carers Victoria was featured in a number of stories and media outlets for National Carers Week 2020.

Find out what we got up to by clicking on a story below.


The Project

Sunday 11 October 2020

Footballer Moana Hope and her sister Vinny


The Good Morning Show

Friday 16 October 2002

AFL star Moana Hope is an unpaid carer for her sister Vinny - and in Victoria alone, there are more than 720,000 unpaid carers helping people who need that extra support.

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Radio / Podcast

OCR FM Monday

5 October 2020

Community Connect - Naomi Lettieri - Community Liaison Nurse at Anam Cara House Colac, and Annie Keogh, who is a Carer & Community Education Officer with Carers Victoria.

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Glen Eira: Working Together 88FM

12 October 2020

Listen from 11:30 onwards to hear Tania Daniels – Carer and Community Educator, Carers Victoria with Glen Eira resident Chana Ruschinek.

Hack on Triple J

14 October 2020

Imagine going through the usual stress of growing up - school, work, relationships - while also being the primary carer for a relative. An estimated 750,000 young people in Australia are doing just that, and we speak to some of them about the challenges of this role.

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Star Mail

5 October 2020

Time to care for unpaid carers 

Merrin Ayton and her mum, Elaine.
Merrin Ayton and her mum, Elaine.

Geelong Independent newspaper

9 October 2020

Actress cares for ‘dad on wheels’

Patrick Larcey with daughter and carer Catherine Larcey. (Rebecca Hosking)
Patrick Larcey with daughter and carer Catherine Larcey. (Rebecca Hosking)

Social Media

Life - Yahoo!7 Lifestyle

14 October 2020

What it's like being an unpaid carer during a global pandemic