HIDDEN IN THE MARGINS: THE LIVES AND TRAJECTORIES OF YOUNG CARERS

Grant number: DE200100607

Abstract

This project aims to examine the social, educational, economic and health-related experiences of young informal carers. One of the most unrecognised groups in Australian society, young carers are likely to experience enduring effects of their caring role across many domains. This project is particularly critical in light of the NDIS roll-out. It expects to improve understanding of young carers by developing and applying innovative analytic models that will lead to quantification of the determinants and consequences of being a young carer in Australia. This will identify ways to best support young carers, and in doing so, will inform the implementation of programs and policies that will deliv..

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