We are continually gathering stories from working carers. These stories provide an insight into the experiences of other working carers and provide a source of inspiration and support for us all.

Here is our list of working carer stories. We will continue to add more stories as they become available so keep checking this page.

Unexpected grandparent carers for fetal alcohol syndrome baby

Maria and Ronald had the classic blended family.

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Felicity didn’t realise she was a carer

Felicity didn’t realise she was a carer for a number of years until a crisis hit.

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Caring roles turned upside-down for mum and daughter

For all of her life, Phillipa cared for her daughter, Beccy, who was born with an intellectual disability.

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Evie has no option but to quit work

When Evie took on an administration job 18 months ago, she was sure her childcare arrangements would work out fine.

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