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David Dewey and Kat Nicholson with their daughters Keva (left) and Kelise and baby Jacob, Carlton, VIC.
Stories | 19 Oct 2012

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 has spent her life caring for family members, Darwin, NT.
Stories | 18 Oct 2012

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.

Marilynn Bin Omar with her son Anthony, 9, and daughter Breannah, 11, Broome, WA. Photo: Red Dirt Photography.
Stories | 17 Oct 2012

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.

Jo and Marie Donovan, Canberra, ACT.
Stories | 16 Oct 2012

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.

The Liitle Caravan of Fun stops off in Coober Pedy, SA
Stories | 12 Oct 2012

Aboriginal training organisation Tauondi College is hitting the road to help prevent chronic disease in Indigenous communities across South Australia.

Dr Alanna Sandell conducts a routine health test on Ngarda employee Mel Kelly, Perth, WA.
Stories | 11 Oct 2012

Ngarrindjeri woman Dr Alanna Sandell has made it her life’s work to Close the Gap in Indigenous health in remote Australia.

Stories | 11 Oct 2012

By developing relationships with local health services and having regular health check we can make a difference to our health.

Stories | 9 Oct 2012

Looks at the importance of having regular health checks and developing relationships with your local health centre.

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Aged Care and Disability Services executive manager Lena Morris, Shepparton, VIC.
Stories | 24 Sep 2012

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.

Stories | 13 Sep 2012

“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.”