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The Queensland Carers Advisory is recruiting members for a new two-year term to advise the Minister for Disability and Seniors Coralee O'Rourke on strategies to increase recognition of carers by public authorities and advance the interests of carers.

Under the Carers (Recognition) Act 2008, 12 members can be appointed to the council:

  • three carers
  • one grandparent carer
  • three representatives of different organisations that support carers
  • one representative from an organisation that supports grandparent carers
  • four public service employees

Further information on the council and the application process is available here or from emailing the Office for Carers at OfficeforCarers@communities.qld.gov.au or by calling 3037 2989.

Nominations close on 8 December 2017.

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