To recognise all of your awesome work, you have access to a range of discounts and services which you can take advantage of today!
nib Health Discount
nib offers an exclusive corporate discount on their range of health insurance, for Life Without Barriers carers as an initiative to support the health and well-being of the Life Without Barriers team. Join the nib corporate health plan and you’ll get a very special deal for you and your family including an exclusive discount on your health cover. Claim straight away on most Extras when you join any nib hospital and Extras package. nib will waive the usual 2 and 6 month waiting periods to claim on Extras like general dental, optical, physio, chiro and remedial massage.
We are so excited to offer our Carers exclusive discounts through mycar for all of their servicing, tyre and repair needs. mycar is a one stop shop for tyres, servicing, repairs, batteries and registration inspections. With over 260 stores nationwide (and open on Saturdays!) we’re sure you’ll be able to find a store near you. With quality materials and workmanship, mycar provides lifetime workmanship guarantee on all work performed* and a 24,000kms or 24 month guarantee on new parts supplied and installed by our qualified technicians*.
To take advantage of this exclusive Life Without Barriers pricing, call 1300 203 980 and quote account number A27003289.*for full terms and conditions, please visit www.mycar.com.au
State Carer Discount Cards and Benefits*
In most states, the child protection department or Foster Care Association offer a Carer Discount Card or other benefits for being a foster or kinship carer. These cards, or benefits, provide rewards at various stores and entertainment venues.
Select your state's link below to see what card and benefits are available in your state.
*Please note that Carer Discount Cards and other benefits are unavailable in New South Wales and Tasmania.
Digital Carer ID
Lots of local businesses may also provide Carer discounts but require proof of your status as a Carer. The great news is you can now use your Life Without Barriers Digital Carer ID!
Don’t have a Digital Card ID? Click here for help.
Mental health and well-being support
Converge is Life Without Barriers' Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellbeing partner.
Converge is an independent and professional counselling service that helps carers, employees and their families, including specialist support services for LGBTQI+ and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. They provide 24/7 confidential counselling throughout Australia.
The program provides up to four (4) professional counselling sessions per issue per year. Converge may request further sessions for Life Without Barriers to approve if required. For further information, visit the LWBs' Mental Health and Wellbeing support Online Carer Guide page.
If in need, please don't hesitate to contact Converge on 1300 687 327 for 24/7 mental health and well-being support.