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Networking at the Hub – Wednesday 11 May 2022

Networking at the Hub – Wednesday 11 May 2022

We are delighted to be hosting our inaugral “WHO CARES? Conversations" at the Samford Community Hub.  This opportunity to hear from a diverse mix of people, stories from real life carers, how caring changed their lives and how you can help support carers in our...

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Who Cares? Fundraising Luncheon | Friday  17 June 2022

Who Cares? Fundraising Luncheon | Friday 17 June 2022

It’s back! Our annual WHO CARES? Charity Luncheon is locked in and we can’t wait to welcome you to Victoria Park Golf Complex on Friday 17 June 2022! WHO CARES?  We do! And we know you do too! It is our goal is to establish Australia’s first Healing and Connection...

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Sonia Stradiotto Winter Runway Show

Sonia Stradiotto Winter Runway Show

Sonia Stradiotto Invites you buy a seat to attend her Winter Runway Show, raising vital funds for The Carers Foundation Australia. Thu 28th Apr 2022   Sonia Stradiotto Couture will showcase a special Winter Collection and your seat includes being up close and personal...

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Moreton Bay Excellence & Innovation Awards 2021

Moreton Bay Excellence & Innovation Awards 2021

Winner: The Carers Foundation Australia Moreton Bay Innovation & Excellence Award for Not for Profit Excellence Award Established in 2015, The Carers Foundation is the only charity in Australia that provides 3-day Wellness Programs to Carers at NO COST to them....

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4BC Radio interview with Bill McDonald

4BC Radio interview with Bill McDonald

Early start with a radio interview on 4BC with Bill McDonald talking Carers and our fundraiser this Friday 18th at Victoria Park.   Have you secured your tickets?  As we have limited seats left for this wonderful event.   Tickets can be be bought here  

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96Five Radio Interview with Ken and Nicky

96Five Radio Interview with Ken and Nicky

WHO CARES? The wonderful team at @96five DO! We had the honour to meet the amazing Ken and Nicky at @96five to discuss The Carers Foundation and how Carers are hidden heroes in our community Ken and Nicky host the Brissy Brekky with Ken & Nicky from 6am to 10am...

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Celebrity Chef Matt Golinski Cares

Celebrity Chef Matt Golinski Cares

How wonderful to be featured in the Sunshine Coast News with wonderful Matt Golinski - Official wearing our WHO CARES? tee to support The Carers Foundation AustraliaThank you once again for your support Matt and for the Sunshine Coast News covering our story.   Full...

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Australian of the Year Nomination

Australian of the Year Nomination

We are thrilled to announce that our founder Ronnie Benbow has been nominated in Qld for The Australian of the Year Award. Here is a message from Ronnie : "I am deeply grateful and humbled that I have been nominated for the Australian of the Year Awards for 2021. The...

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The Big Hug – Live show

The Big Hug – Live show

Join us this Friday at 7 PM – 7:30 PM as we launch our new weekly online event "The BIG HUG" The Big Hug is about YOU having some downtime and some fun. Each week we will bring you live entertainment to get your mind off the everyday stress. John Boyle, one of our...

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Online Get together – Connect Chat Chill – 6th May

Online Get together – Connect Chat Chill – 6th May

Join us Online for our Wellness workshop Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM, where we can connect with others in similar situations, chat about caring issues, and learn new coping strategies. This is an informal gathering in a safe place where you can...

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Online Wellness Session ~ 1st May

Online Wellness Session ~ 1st May

Join us for an fun interactive Online wellness session Friday, May 1, 2020 at 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM to meet other Carers in Similar situations Learn unique stress management strategies to help get through these difficult times. You will get a tour of where we normally...

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Online Wellness Workshop – 24th April

Online Wellness Workshop – 24th April

Online wellness Workshop with our amazing Joan Wilson-Jones 3 hours of information and fun to learn how to manage stress and anxiety during these challenging times, We know you cant be here with us so we want to be there for you. You can see us and send virtual hugs...

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Wellness Day for Carers Friday 27th March

Wellness Day for Carers Friday 27th March

Wellness Day for Carers to Relax, Restore and Revive your health Enjoy a day of total relaxation and freedom to be with other Carers in similar situations Learn new practical stress management strategies Professional counselling onsite Enjoy a Healing massage Fun and...

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Carers Wellness Day Saturday 21st March

Carers Wellness Day Saturday 21st March

Wellness Day for Carers to Relax, Restore and Revive your health Enjoy a day of total relaxation and freedom to be with other Carers in similar situations Learn new practical stress management strategies Professional counselling onsite Enjoy a Healing massage Fun and...

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Wellness Day Retreat for Carers Thursday 19th MARCH

Wellness Day Retreat for Carers Thursday 19th MARCH

Wellness Day for Carers to Relax, Restore and Revive your health Enjoy a day of total relaxation and freedom to be with other Carers in similar situations Learn new practical stress management strategies Professional counselling onsite Enjoy a Healing massage Fun and...

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Day Carers Retreat ~ Reset Recharge & Restore Nov 30

Day Carers Retreat ~ Reset Recharge & Restore Nov 30

Day retreat for Carers that are in need of some time out. Reset, Recharge, & Restore your wellness Al inclusive of; Wellness Workshop Healing Massage Creative Art therapy Nutritious food Counselling Understanding New connections Peace & Quiet Following...

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Day Retreat for Carers ~ Relax ~ Restore ~ Recharge Nov 18

Day Retreat for Carers ~ Relax ~ Restore ~ Recharge Nov 18

Day Retreat for Carers Escape for a day to renew your own health - we all know that Carers need time out to refuel and recharge. If you are caring or know a carer, please register to come The day includes; Healing Massage Wellness workshop Counselling available...

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Male Carers Day Retreat Nov 16

Male Carers Day Retreat Nov 16

Men - if you are caring for a family member and want to escape for the day to be with other guys in similar situations, come along to our male carers retreat. Enjoy sitting by the creek, a healing massage, delicious food, drumming and great company. Learn new coping...

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Christmas Hampers- Help Care For Carers

Christmas Hampers- Help Care For Carers

Not long until Christmas time! You can help support us to help our amazing carers by purchasing a Christmas hamper for your staff, associates, friends or family. $35 dollars from each hamper will go directly to help support carers who desperately need a break! Click...

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Young Carer iFly Day Out

Young Carer iFly Day Out

Young Carers DAY out with iFly Gold Coast Come and join us Saturday 19th this October for a fun filled day to escape and be with other young carers We will spend the day doing lots of fun activities, and finishing with an iFLY adventure at iFly Gold coast. If you are...

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Male Carers Day Retreat

Male Carers Day Retreat

Male Carers day to get away from it all - Peace, serenity, quiet, escape connections. Hang out with other guys in similar situations, have a yarn, walk to the creek, be pampered, learn some stress management strategies, make some new mates and have a drumming session...

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Carers Pamper Day

Carers Pamper Day

In conjunction with Carers Week 2019 please come along for a PAMPER DAY to celebrate YOU! Be pampered, meet new friends that really understand, and have some time away, enjoy some delicious food, embrace the tranquillity and quiet! We will have a great art workshop,...

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WIN A 3 DAY WELLNESS RETREAT

WIN A 3 DAY WELLNESS RETREAT

For those Carers that cannot make it to the Care Expo, The Carers Foundation Australia has another competition to GIVE AWAY a 3 Day Wellness Retreat for a well deserving Carer. This is all inclusive of 2 nights accommodation, all nutritious meals, massage therapy, are...

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CARE EXPO 2018

CARE EXPO 2018

The 2018 Care Expo will bring together a diverse range of community services, businesses and organisations providing products and services from the support, health and care industries, all under the one big roof! This event is a first for Queensland providing...

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The Carers Foundation Australia Gala Dinner Silent Auction

The Carers Foundation Australia Gala Dinner Silent Auction

If you cant make the Celebrity Pro-Am or Gala Dinner, you can still support The Carers Foundation Australia by bidding on the silent auctions. You don’t need to be attending to bid! Just go Here to find out how to register and see all the amazing items to win!  ...

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CARERS PAMPER DAY OCTOBER 15th – Click for more information

CARERS PAMPER DAY OCTOBER 15th – Click for more information

Pamper day 2017Pamper day for Carers October 15th from 10am to 4pm Pamper day 2017 If you are a carer - you are invited to attend our Pamper Day where you will meet other carers, Relax, get information and support, learn about our wellness programs for carers of all...

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5 year Partnership with Wayne Grady events Management

5 year Partnership with Wayne Grady events Management

  5 year Agreement with Wayne Grady events Management The Carers Foundation Australia is delighted and proud to announce a 5 year agreement with Wayne Grady and the Wayne Grady Events Management Team. Coming soon will be the details of the Inaugural Carers...

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Our new very special Young Ambassadors

Our new very special Young Ambassadors

The Carers Foundation Australia is proud to announce our very special Young Ambassadors - Emma and Jasmine Wratten. Both Jasmine and Emma have attended the young carers program with The Carers Foundation Australia, as they had been caring for their beautiful Mum....

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Young Carers Retreat

Young Carers Retreat

Do you help care for someone at home?   Would you like to have some time out? Just Be yourself, hang out with other young people. Lots of fun activities, Relaxation, Movies, great food. Register now via email email info@thecarersfoundation.org , or by calling (07)...

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