A generational plan for aged care

The aged care reforms will put senior Australians first, improving quality, safety and choice in aged care to create a sector that:

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My Aged Care

Visit the My Aged Care website to find information about how to access Australian Government–funded aged care services. You can apply for an assessment online and search for local aged care providers that meet your needs. You can also call Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.

Did you know?

1.3 million

senior Australians used aged care services in 2019–20

This is expected to almost triple by 2050

3.8 million

Australians were aged 65 and over in 2017

By 2057 this is projected to be 8.8 million


aged care workers were needed in 2016

Almost 1 million aged care workers will be needed by 2050