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Tapestry of Your Life story giveaway for regional young carers

Young carers aged 8 to 25, who live in regional and remote areas of Western Australia, are invited to enter the "Tapestry of Your Life" story giveaway. 

Share a story of your own experience of caring for a family member or friend.


  • Your story must be a true, non-fiction account of your life as a young carer. 
  • 300 - 500 words in length.
  • Young carers must be registered or willing to register with Carers WA.


  • Pseudonyms can be used to protect your privacy.
  • A high resolution of yourself with or without the person you care for.

The first 8 entries will each recieve a hand-made WA Quilters patchwork blanket, valued up to $400. Stories will be published on the Young Carers WA website and Facebook page. 


Event Details

Event Date and Time:
Friday 8th December, 2017 @ 8:00am to
Wednesday 28th February, 2018 @ 8:00am

Registration information:

The Tapestry of Your Life story giveaway opens Friday 8th December 2017 and closes once the eighth quilt has been given away.  

Contact Details:

Contact the Young Carer Team on 1300 227 377 or at [email protected] to obtain a Young Carer Story Consent form, then email back your story and a completed consent form.