Looking for a Carers Certificate for your Child?

Carer’s Certificates We Offer

Gastroenteritis (Gastro)

Gastroenteritis, commonly known as gastro, is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines caused by a viral, bacterial, or parasitic infection.


stomach cramps

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI)

It is an infection that affects the nose, throat, and airways. It can usually be cured within seven to ten days.


Runny or stuffy nose
Sore throat

What is a Carer’s Certificate?

A carer's certificate is a formal document confirming an individual's role as a carer for a family member, friend, or neighbor dependent on them. The certificate is usually issued by a healthcare professional or a local authority and provides evidence of the carer's responsibilities and the level of care they provide.

It is important because it can:

Provide proof when dealing with healthcare professionals, benefits agencies, or other organizations.
Give carers access to support services and benefits, such as counseling, respite care, and financial assistance.
Help carers to prioritize their health and well-being by recognizing the importance of their own needs.
Facilitate communication between carers and healthcare professionals, ensuring that the carer's needs are considered when planning care for the person they care for.

Who Needs a Carer’s Certificate?

All employees except casuals are entitled to paid carer’s leave. Employees can take as much paid sick or carer’s leave as they have accumulated. According to the Australian Fair Work Act 2009, no minimum or maximum amount of paid sick or carer’s leave can be taken at a time.

This certificate can help parents in several ways, such as securing time off work, obtaining financial support, and accessing special services and accommodations for their children. It formally recognizes their role and responsibilities, ensuring they receive the necessary support to care for their child effectively.

A carer’s leave certificate is essential for those who provide care and support to someone with a medical condition. Parents are a significant group who might need a carer's certificate, especially for their children with illnesses.

If your child suffers from this condition, it is crucial to ensure their recovery and prevent the infection's spread to others. Adequate rest, hydration, and a suitable diet can help the child recover quickly.

How to Obtain a Carer’s Certificate?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get a carer’s leave certificate from Panraa Clinics.

Booking an appointment

After choosing your concern and filling out a form, you will need to schedule an appointment.

Get online consultation

An appointment with the doctor will be scheduled to discuss your concerns.

Receive the certificate

Get an online carer medical certificate after the assessment.

Why Is It Important to Have a Carer’s Leave Certificate?

Treatment, which includes medication and rest, is required to relieve symptoms. Preventing the spread of infectionis crucial to protecting others from getting sick, especially in communal settings like schools. Proper care for an infected child includes rest and appropriate medication, which helps in a quicker recovery and reduces the risk of complications.

Why Choose Panraa Clinics?

10+ Treatments
10+ Treatments

We offer a range of services for you, from online doctor consultations, where you receive guidance virtually, to medical certificates in times of need.

AHPRA-Registered Doctors
AHPRA-Registered Doctors

Our doctors are well-trained and follow strict Australian guidelines. We also ensure that your information is kept within Australian borders.


Once your consultation is complete, get your prescriptions online and take them to any pharmacy anywhere in Australia.

Safe and Private
Safe and Private

We understand you. That's why we offer safe, discreet, and confidential consultations so that you can feel secure and discuss concerns with the doctor in your home.

Read Our Patient Testimonials

At Panraa Clinics, we are committed to providing healthcare that is - compassionate and understanding.

Your service is fantastic.

It saved me the distress of booking a doctor's appointment at my regular GP. The doctor who looked after me was so courteous. I collected my script and am on my way to recovery. This is a much-needed service in the uncertainty we are now living in. Keep up the excellent work. I will use the service again.

- Maria Prostamo

It's beneficial

to get a script quickly when away from home (although I'll also be happy to use it at home for minor issues). The doctor called a bit earlier than the scheduled time, so the response was even better than the one hour from the booking (on a Friday afternoon), and he was lovely to deal with. Excellent service, quick help, and a reasonable price under $30!

- Sandra SS

Excellent service.

The phone call was quick and easy; the doctor was friendly and understanding and was at the chemist with my script in no time. Highly recommend.

- Shelley Mitchell

Living rurally means waiting weeks to see a doctor.

Knowing the signs of discomfort, I jumped online but could not book an appointment locally. I came across this company and decided to fill out the questionnaire, lodge my information, pay, and book the time for my call. I received my call promptly and was assisted by the doctor, who was informative and helpful. After the diagnosis was confirmed, my script was sent directly to my phone. Upon confirmation that my script had arrived and that if my symptoms continued, I would visit my GP, our call ended. I immediately visited the chemist to obtain my antibiotics. Such an easy, helpful, quick, and efficient process. Thank you, Panraa Clinics. Couldn’t be more helpful.

- Heidi M

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We are a team of qualified Australian doctors, and your safety and security are our priorities. If you suffer from these conditions, schedule an online doctor consultation with us today.