Funding available for young carers

YOUNG carers are encouraged to apply for funding under the 2016 Young Carer Bursary Program.

As part of the $3.5 million program, the Federal Government will deliver 333 bursaries for carers under 25 years of age, worth $3000 each, to help them continue their education.

There are more than 6000 carers in the Cowper electorate currently receiving some form of financial support from Centrelink.

To apply or for more information, visit www.bursaries.

youngcarers.net.au.

Applications close on September 28.



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