The Queensland Carers Advisory is recruiting members for a new two-year term to advise the Minister for Disability and Seniors Coralee O'Rourke on strategies to increase recognition of carers by public authorities and advance the interests of carers.
Under the Carers (Recognition) Act 2008, 12 members can be appointed to the council:
- three carers
- one grandparent carer
- three representatives of different organisations that support carers
- one representative from an organisation that supports grandparent carers
- four public service employees
Nominations close on 8 December 2017.