Carers of the Year Awards 2010—Nominate Today

The closing date for nominating a Carer for Carers of the Year and Young Carer of the Year is fast approaching and people who wish to nominate a Carer for these awards are being urged to do so before the closing date of September 10th 2010.

The Carers of the Year Awards are about recognition for Carers and placing a value on the wonderful work that they do everyday in their homes sometimes unnoticed and often unsupported. Family Carers provide over 3.5 million hours of care every week in the home for their loved ones saving the state over 2.5 billion a year.

There are two categories of Carers within the Awards Ceremony; a Carer of the Year and Young Carer of the Year. Young Carer refers to a Carer under 18 years who provides care for a loved on in the home.

There are incredible people all over the country today providing high levels of care for their loved ones at home and we want you to tell us about them. By nominating a Carer for our awards you are recognising their tremendous value and worth in our society and helping us to thank them for their unconditional love and support for their loved ones.

You can nominate your Family Carer for the Carers of the Year Awards 2010 the following ways:

Nominate Online at

Freephone the Careline to request a form 1800 24 07 24

Contact your local Carers Resource Centre to request a form


For further details please contact Lee Anne Greville on

057-9370218 or email her at