Social Issues

Young Carers Less Engaged in School

Posted on: Tue 13 Aug 2019

Thousands of children and young people provide substantial unpaid care to a family member with a disability, chronic or mental illness, dependence on alcohol or other drugs.

Research shows that young carers are less engaged in school and need more support.

Breakfast’s Tom Mann speaks with Gerry Redmond, Professor at the College of Business, Government & Law at Flinders University to discuss more.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Needpix


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