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Carer resources

Being a carer can be very time consuming, mentally and physically exhausting as well as legally and medically ambiguous as to what your rights and duties are. It’s not an easy job being a carer, which is why there is always help available to you.

Below are just some of the support services that are available to you as a carer for someone living with a blood cancer.

Leukaemia Foundation – Our services

You can also contact us directly on 1800 620 420 or via email at

Other resources

Carer Gateway

Carers Couch

Carers Australia

State-based organisations

Carers Queensland

Carers New South Wales

Carers ACT 

Carers Victoria 

Carers Tasmania

Carers South Australia

Carers Western Australia 

Carers Northern Territory

Financial Support


Financial Counselling Australia

Fair Work Ombudsman

Australian Government Services Australia

Youth Support

Young Carers Network

Young Carers (NSW)

Anglicare Young Carers

Emotional Support




Family Relationship Advice Line


Relationships Australia

National Carer Counselling Program

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Head To Health

OzHarvest Food Relief



Last updated on June 29th, 2020

Developed by the Leukaemia Foundation in consultation with people living with a blood cancer, Leukaemia Foundation support staff, haematology nursing staff and/or Australian clinical haematologists. This content is provided for information purposes only and we urge you to always seek advice from a registered health care professional for diagnosis, treatment and answers to your medical questions, including the suitability of a particular therapy, service, product or treatment in your circumstances. The Leukaemia Foundation shall not bear any liability for any person relying on the materials contained on this website.