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If you would like to submit your story, please email the Young Carers team on [email protected] or click on Submit a Story.

Emily's story


Emily is 14 years old. Her 10 year old sister has Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. This beautifully written short story is an autobiographical account which illustrates how inspired she is by her sister's strength of spirit. "The sky is literally the limit for this girl..."

Read her story here

Tori's Story

An Ordinary Moment

My name's Tori and I'm a university student studying Arts in Western Australia. My fourteen year old brother has low-functioning Autism and Dyspraxia. This is my story. Click here to read the full story...

matthew's story

a letter submitted by matthew's stepfather

Dear Young Carers,
This is a short story about my Step Son Matthew Littlemore who is a Young Carer for his younger brother Christopher.
Click here to read the full story...