18 October, 2022

Engagement with the Disability Royal Commission – Submissions Close 31 December 2022

The Disability Royal Commission (DRC) Community Engagement team has a current focus on Supported Independent Living (SIL)/group homes and is eager to facilitate events/meetings where voices from the NT community are captured about what… Read More
29 September, 2022

National Carers Week – 2022

National Carers Week is being held from 16-22 October 2022. Why not join in on all the fun at the FREE Family Fun Days being held throughout the NT on Sunday 16 October 2022… Read More
20 September, 2022

Carers NSW Conference 2022: There is nothing “informal” about carers

Wednesday 12 October 8.30am – 4.00pm An invitation is extended to all carers around Australia to register for this free online conference.  It will focus on all issues impacting carers, the use of language… Read More
21 June, 2022

This is an invitation to participate in a survey for a research project about improving hospital discharge for carers and older adults

Carers NT and Monash University are seeking at least 30 carers of older adults living in the community to take part in a survey for a research project. The research project aims to identify… Read More
6 June, 2022

National Carer Survey 2022

Help us advocate for carers by telling us what matters to you. This survey is conducted every two years and is for people 16 years and over who are in a caring role. By… Read More
24 December, 2021

Increase in Carer Allowance from 1 January 2022

Carer Allowance will increase from 1 January 2022 by $4.60 to $136.50 per fortnight. To find out more about accessing the Carer Allowance or other payments. So visit the Carers Australia site and Services… Read More
24 December, 2021

‘My NDIS’ Mobile App now available

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has launched the ‘my NDIS app’ for self-managing National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. Participants, nominees and child representatives who self-manage their NDIS plan can use the app to view… Read More
16 December, 2021

Young Carer Network

Caring for another person at a young age is a highly rewarding experience, allowing young carers to gain skills and form meaningful relationships. However, it can have a detrimental impact on a young person’s… Read More
16 December, 2021

Peer Support

Are you a carer and would like to be able to talk to other carers in similar situations? Carers NT run In Person Peer Support Groups in Darwin, Humpty Doo & Alice Springs. A… Read More
16 December, 2021

Welcome to our first electronic CONNECT newsletter

A Message from Steve Vitone CEO Keeping in touch is very important, it can help you deal with stresses in life. Having close connections can make you feel included and cared for. Here at… Read More
9 December, 2021

Looking after your wellbeing during Christmas Season

The festive season can be a fun and exciting time for most of us, however sometimes it can be stressful, busy and can bring about feelings of isolation and sadness…    During these times remember… Read More
12 October, 2021

National Carer Wellbeing Survey – Support for Unpaid Carers

 MEDIA RELEASE   12 October 2021  The importance of having access to support for unpaid carers is clear  Recent outcomes from a survey conducted by Carers Australia and the University of Canberra has identified that… Read More