One in six Tasmanians are carers. This means more than 80,000 Tasmanians care for a family member or friend with disability, mental ill health, chronic or life-limiting illness, alcohol or other drug dependence, or who are frail or aged.

Being a carer can be rewarding but can also be stressful and isolating. LGBTIQA+ carers often face additional barriers when accessing support, further affecting health and wellbeing. However, Tasmania’s Carer Gateway provider, Care2Serve, provides an inclusive and safe spaces for our LGBTIQA+ carers to get support.

Read the story below as published in the Red Thread Magazine Spring 2023 or directly at Red Thread here.

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