Aged care reforms
Australia’s aged care sector will experience once in a generation reform. These measures will increase high quality, safe care services and provide dignity and respect to our senior Australians.
Budget 2021–22 Aged Care Reforms
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.
A joint media release outlining the Morrison Government's $17.7 billion package of support and a once in a generation reform to aged care to deliver respect, care and dignity to our senior Australians.
Did you know?
senior Australians used aged care services in 2019–20
This is expected to almost triple by 2050
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
Stakeholder resources kit – Aged care reforms
These resources will help stakeholders who want to tell their contacts and networks about the aged care reforms. The kit includes the media release, an aged care reform booklet, infographics, fact sheets and social media resources.