Aged Care Registered Nurses’ Payments Program

We will be delivering a payment to registered nurses who work for the same aged care employer for 6 or 12 months.

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Health sector

The second round of applications for the Aged Care Registered Nurses’ Payment is now open.

Registered nurses who are directly employed through an aged care provider for 6 or 12 months can receive payments of up to $6000. The eligibility periods are:

  • 1 November 2022 – 31 October 2023 (full payment)
  • 1 May 2023 – 31 October 2023 (half payment)

Additional payments are available to nurses who work in a rural or remote area, hold a relevant postgraduate qualification, or have leadership responsibilities.

Aged care providers can apply for their eligible nurses. Applications are open from 6 November 2023 to 20 December 2023.

For more information, visit Aged Care Registered Nurses’ Payment.

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