ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Michael is 28 years old and helps his parents care for his eldest brother David, 31. David was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a result of an accident at age five. He is wheelchair bound, with no movement in his legs and very limited movement in his arms, and is also cognitively impaired.
Michael is an Honorary Life member of Carers Victoria, an Ambassador for Carers Australia and Carers Victoria, a passionate advocate for other young carers and is always keen to give back to his community. Michael was awarded for his Outstanding Achievement by a Young Volunteer at the 2017 Minister for Health Awards.
He works full-time as a Marketing Director at National Australia Bank.