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Carers are responsible for taking care of the welfare of multiple numbers of vulnerable people, often providing very challenging and complicated caring duties. The Carer Wellbeing Survey asks Carers to share their experiences around being a Carer.
These challenges include high risk of financial stress, poor quality of life and difficulty accessing support. We need to know more about how to better support the wellbeing of carers and how best to advocate for their needs so that they are able and willing to continue to care for these large numbers of vulnerable Australians.
The Carer Wellbeing Survey - an annual national survey into the wellbeing of carers and their support services - was initiated in 2021 in partnership with Carers Australia and Department of Social Services. The survey was established to better understand the changing needs of carers, their wellbeing and quality of life so that organisations like Carers Australia and Department of Social Services know how best to support them.
Past reports can be found here.
Find out more about the survey and how you can take part on the Carers Australia Website.
UC acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, traditional custodians of the lands where Bruce campus is situated. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region. We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose lands we gather.