Services for people who are caring for people who are sick, the elderly or people with disabilities.
Telephone support, information and referral to local carer support groups can be provided by CARERS VICTORIA - 1800 242 636
CARERS VICTORIA can provide information and emotional support for carers
SANE Australia can provide information on mental illness, treatment options and support services, as well as putting carers in touch with carer support groups - 1800 187 263
Carer Allowance and Carer Payment are paid, by CENTRELINK and VETERANS' AFFAIRS (DEPARTMENT OF), to carers who meet the appropriate eligibility criteria.