Carer stories

Young carers across Australia play a huge part in contributing to our society. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics there are 272,000 carers under the age of 25, which equates to around 1 in 10 young people. The following videos, developed in promotion of National Carers Week, give an insight into the life of a young carer from the young people themselves.

Amy's story

On a good day, I'm able to do stuff for me.

Amy

Kris' story

It's okay for it to be hard.

Kris

Tom's story

It's good to see the difference I've made.

Tom