News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

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Young carer website Little Dreamers Online

There is a new website for young carers - Little Dreamers Online. Check it out for lots of tips and tricks related to caring. There is also a social connectedness aspect - The Dream Coaching Platform.

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Cheap cinema tickets for carers from Carers Victoria and Hoyts Cinemas

This offer is available through Carers Victoria for carers who are members – membership is free! The Hoyts Carers offer gives an adult movie ticket for the price of one dollar (maximum of one ticket per day) to carer members of Carers Victoria.

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Financial support for school students

The Victorian Government is providing financial support for eligible students to attend camps, sports and excursions.

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Changing Places facility at St Kilda Beach

A day out in St Kilda is improved for families due to the new fully accessible public toilets with change tables and hoists for people with severe or profound disability.

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Are you an adult caring for mum or dad at home?

Do you feel a bit tired or overwhelmed at times? You may be interested in a study that will ultimately uncover ways to support people in your situation.

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