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Wheelchair Rugby League Carers Week challenge

Twelve teams will play off in a special Wheelchair Rugby League competition in Darwin this week as part of National Carers Week.

October 14, 2019 1 minute, 18 seconds read
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Show we care this National Carers Week

With an estimated 30,000 carers in the Northern Territory, nearly everyone knows someone who’s a carer or relies on one, and it’s inevitable that each of us will be a carer at some stage of our life.

October 11, 2019 7 minutes read Read more

Carers NT successful tenderer for new Integrated Carer Support Services

Carers NT has been selected as the service provider for the new “Carer Gateway” support service for the Northern Territory.

August 22, 2019 7 minutes read Read more

Nominations now open for the Carers Friendly Business Awards

Do you know a business that cares?

Carers NT are on the look out for businesses or individuals who have provided outstanding service to someone in their caring role or for employers who demonstrate an understanding of the needs of a carer.

July 1, 2019 8 minutes read Media Release Read more

Grants available for National Carers Week

Up to $300 grants are now available to support groups and organisations to increase awareness about carers and how they contribute to the branders community.

June 27, 2019 7 minutes read Media Release Read more

On tee to raise funds the NT carers

Registrations are now open for teams and sponsors of the Carers NT Annual Charity Golf Day. Now it its seventh year, the event raised $16,000 for carers in the Territory in 2018.

June 27, 2019 6 minutes read Media Release Read more

National Carers Week Art Comp Open Now

Carers NT is on the look out for artwork from their network of carers and clients across the Territory that helps tell the story of the importance of family carers.

June 24, 2019 6 minutes read Media Release Read more

Carers NT partners with SANE Australia to offer online peer support

The reach and connectivity of one of Australia’s key online mental health peer support services is set to increase today with the launch of the integration of the SANE Forums into the Carers NT website.

February 5, 2019 7 minutes read Media Release Read more

Aboriginal Women Create Mindfulness App in Language

Teaming up with the producers behind mindfulness app Smiling Mind, women from Central Australia's NPY Women's Council have helped create recorded meditations in Kriol, Ngaanyatjarra and Pitjantjiatjara languages to bring outback meditation to the world. The aim is to help combat mental health and trauma issues in Aboriginal communities, particularly among young people.

December 18, 2018 6 minutes read General News Read more

Recognising the NT’s carer friendly businesses

Three Territory businesses have been recognised in a formal Award ceremony tonight at Parliament House for their help and understanding of the needs of carers in the Northern Territory.

October 15, 2018 7 minutes read Media Release Read more

Community Benefit Fund keeps carers on the move

Carers NT is pleased to unveil two new Toyota HiAce 12 seater buses the organisation secured through a major grant from the Northern Territory Government Community Benefit Fund.

August 30, 2018 8 minutes read Media Release Read more

Young carers recognised in Achievement Awards

Carers NT Chief Executive Officer Steve Vitone has congratulated all finalists in the NT Government Young Carers category of the Territory’s Young Achiever Awards, saying that in his eyes they are all winners for the contribution they make towards their families and the community.

April 13, 2018 9 minutes read General News Read more

Northern Territory carers overlooked in new Concession Scheme

The peak membership body for unpaid carers in the Northern Territory is disappointed with the Government’s release today of an overhauled concession scheme for pensioners, concession holders and carers in the Northern Territory.

November 8, 2017 7 minutes read Media Release Read more

Carer friendly businesses go above and beyond the call of duty

Three Territory businesses have been recognised in a formal Award ceremony for their help and understanding of the needs of carers in the Northern Territory.

October 16, 2017 7 minutes read General News Read more

Show you care, get involved in National Carers Week

Did you know that there are more than 2.7million unpaid carers in Australia? And that one in three Territorians will be become a carer in their lifetime?

October 5, 2017 8 minutes read Media Release Read more

Carers’ voice lost in concession review

Carers NT CEO Steve Vitone has raised concern that the needs of the Territory’s estimated 30,000 carers may be overlooked in the NT Government’s review of its Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme.

July 31, 2017 8 minutes read Media Release Read more

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