Dialog Box


Support Organisations 


Carers Australia is the national peak body representing Australia’s carers. It delivers a range of essential national carer services including advocating for policy change. For more:


 NSW Health Carer Program Carer Support Services provide professional support for carers in the public health system. For more:

Variety helps special needs children and their families with financial support for things like wheelchairs, specialist equipment, therapy, and medical supplies, when they can’t afford it, and when government assistance isn’t available. For more:

Steve Waugh Foundation's aims to enhance the lives of children and families affected by a rare disease by offering grants, family events and respite retreats. For more:


Source Kids is Australia's first magazine and online media channel for parents, carers and professionals of children with special needs. For more:

Royal Far West is a non-government organisation that provides health services to children living in rural and remote NSW. It works with health professionals, educators, local communities and government to give kids and families health and education support. For more:

Very Special Kids cares for children with life-threatening conditions by providing a children’s hospice and professional family support services including counselling and emotional support, bereavement support, sibling support, regional services, chidren's hospice. For more:



Bear Cottage is the only children's hospice in NSW – a very special place that's dedicated to caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It offers temporary respite, palliative care, end-of-life care, and bereavement support. For more:



Hummingbird House is Queensland’s only children’s hospice. It provides short break stays, family wellbeing services, creative therapies, and care at the end of life for children with life-limiting conditions and their families. For more: