David Dewey, who's family are part of the Wangaratta Aboriginal community, and his partner, Kat Nicholson are carers for their daughter Keva, who has cerebral palsy.
Margaret Marlingar’s life is centred on caring for family members. She is one of many aged Aboriginal carers, who are the backbone of many families living with disabilities.
Anthony and Breannah Bin Omar from Broome, Western Australia are two of the thousands of young Australian carers who are looking after family members with a chronic illness, disability, mental health issue or who are frail aged.
More than 2.6 million Australians are carers, and every day they make a huge contribution to the lives of those they care for and to the nation as a whole.
Aboriginal training organisation Tauondi College is hitting the road to help prevent chronic disease in Indigenous communities across South Australia.
Ngarrindjeri woman Dr Alanna Sandell has made it her life’s work to Close the Gap in Indigenous health in remote Australia.
By developing relationships with local health services and having regular health check we can make a difference to our health.
Looks at the importance of having regular health checks and developing relationships with your local health centre.
After 18 years of hard work, Yorta Yorta woman Lena Morris said the elders of the Shepparton region in Goulburn Valley, Victoria finally have the aged care facility they always wanted.
“We’re saying ‘this is what we want for our family’. As we’ve gotten older, we’ve had enough and that’s why we speak out.”
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