The Australian Government has committed $1 million for bursaries in 2017.  The Young Carer Bursary Programme will grant 333 Bursaries, all at $3,000 in 2017. 


Bursaries will be granted for a period of 12 months, with a new application process to be held each year. Successful applicants will receive their bursary payments in quarterly amounts in February, April, August and October 2017.