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Carers Week

Held annually in the third week in October, National Carers Week recognises and celebrates carers within our community, increases public awareness of the valuable role of carers and the issues affecting them.

Throughout the Week, Carers NT host events which provide a platform to highlight the significant, but often unheard, roles of carers, an opportunity to recognise achievements of carers in the Northern Territory and promote services available to Carers.

Carers Week 2018 will be held from Sunday 14 to Saturday 20 October.

Darwin Carers Week Events 2018

  • Sunday 14 October 10:30 am - 1:30 pm: Free Family Fun Day at the Leanyer Aquatic Park with a free jumping castle, water slides, The Burning Circus show, Circus workshop, giant board games and sausage sizzle. All welcome
  • Monday 15 October - This event is by Invitation only Carer Friendly Business Awards in recognition of Business, Employers and individuals who give outstanding service to carers of the Northern Territory - Parliament House.
  • Tuesday 16 October 10:00 am - 1:30 pm:National Carers Week barbecue at Royal Darwin Hospital, where carers, patients, doctors, nurses, hospital staff and visitors can enjoy a free sausage sizzle and information stall, to celebrate and raise awareness about carers.
  • Wednesday 17 October 2:30pm- 3:30pm Care for a Cuppa hosted by Palmerston Library come along and join Carers NT for afternoon tea, meet one of our carer advisors and find out more about our services
  • Thursday 18 October This event is by Invitation only Carers Week Reception - Government House. Hosted by Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O’Halloran AM Administrator of the Northern Territory
  • Thursday 18 October 7:00 pm: Carers NT Quiz Night fundraiser held at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club, come along for some fun test your general knowledge, prizes to win and raffles on the night $20 entry and one complimentary Coopers beer.

Katherine Carers Week 2018

Sunday 14 October - Carers NT Free Family Fun Day at Katherine Pool 11:am - 2:pm join us for fun day, Free sausage sizzle, Water Obstacle course, Kids entertainment - Bumble Beez, Carers NT info stand

Stay tuned for Alice Springs Events

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