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Big congrats to both our Emilys - who have won NSW Children’s Week 2016 Awards for their volunteer work.
Great to see them getting recognition and being wonderful role models for so many other young carers who go largely unrecognised by the rest of the nation.

The Exceptional Young Person Award: Emily Holman

Emily Holman is a young carer working as a mentor and program leader with SFNSW's On Fire program in Campbelltown.

The Endeavour Award: Emily Arthur

Emily Arthur is a young carer who volunteers with the On Fire program based in Campbelltown to support other young carers living in families affected by mental illness.

Rotary Club Earlwood - Recognising Carers SAW 2016Rotary Club Earlwood - Recognising Carers

The Rotary Club of Eastwood, in conjunction with the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW held its second annual Schizophrenia Awareness Week (SAW 2016) function to recognise the contribution of carers of people living with Schizophrenia.

A former On Fire Young Carer Kevin Isaac, who joined the program at 9 yo was one of the four people who received an award.

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