Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Are you a carer? – watch this video

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander carer, we offer a range of services and programs to support you in your caring role.

Services include –

  • Carer Advisory Service
  • National Carer Counselling Program
  • Carer Support Groups
  • Young Carers Program
  • Family Support and Advocacy
  • Better Start
  • Carer Support Initiative
  • No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
  • Policy and Research
  • Your Life Your Choice

We acknowledge the unique situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers and respect the diversity of cultures. Contact our Carers Advisory Service on 1800 242 636 for free, confidential advice about your role as a carer and for details of culturally-appropriate services that are available to assist you.

Carers Queensland is committed to improving the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers and to continue the journey towards reconciliation within Australia.

Hear from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers about their caring role


Learn more

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers – Factsheet

Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-2019

Learn more about Carers Queensland’s Reconciliation Action Plan

Education and Training Strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Employment Strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Procurement Policies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders