Status

Closed for applications on 10 August 2018. Results announced 8 March 2019.

Results: residential aged care and capital grants

The 2018–19 ACAR allocated:

  • 13,500 residential aged care places — 65% for new services and 35% for existing services
  • $60 million in capital grants

We received:

  • applications seeking a total of 37,802 residential aged care places
  • capital grants applications seeking a total of $394 million in funding

2018–19 ACAR Results: Residential Aged Care Places and Capital Grants

This document lists the allocations made to successful applicants in the 2018–19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR). They are listed by state and territory, region and Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3).

Summary of results: residential places and capital grants

State or territory

Residential places

Estimated annual recurrent funding ($m)

Capital grants ($m)

NSW

3,485

$234.2

$14.0

Vic

1,521

$102.2

$9.9

Qld

4,289

$288.2

$11.1

WA

3,295

$221.4

$10.1

SA

497

$33.4

$10.7

Tas

161

$10.8

$4.2

ACT

202

$13.5

-

NT

50

$3.4

-

Total

13,500

$907.1m

$60m

Results: short-term restorative care (STRC)

The 2018–19 ACAR allocated 775 STRC places. These take effect in 2018–19 (350 places) and 2019–20 (425 places).

We received 11,289 applications for STRC places.

2018–19 ACAR Results: Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC)

This document lists the allocations made to successful applicants in the 2018–19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR). They are listed by state and territory and region.

Summary of results: STRC

State or territory

STRC places 201819

STRC places 201920

Total STRC places allocated

Estimated annual recurrent funding ($m)

NSW

100

135

235

$17.6

Vic

90

105

195

$14.6

Qld

80

85

165

$12.3

WA

35

40

75

$5.6

SA

15

28

43

$3.2

Tas

10

12

22

$1.6

ACT

10

10

20

$1.5

NT

10

10

20

$1.5

Total

350

425

775

$58.2

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Last updated: 
12 February 2020
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