are young carers?
Young carers are young people under 18 who look
after or help look after someone in their family
with an illness or disability. Click
to read the Fact Sheet on Young Carers.
do I know if I'm one?
If someone in your family is sick, ill or has a
disability and you help them in some way then
chances are you're a young carer.
Caring for someone in your family is a great
thing to do. It's about showing your family
members how much you care about them while
building up a bag of skills you can use later
Did You Know?
Did you know that one in ten young people aged 15-25 in
Australia care for someone in their family with an illness
or disability? Chances are someone you know is a young carer
- you might even be one yourself! Click here to view the
stories of some
carers you might know!!