Date published: 
11 June 2020
Type: 
Subscriber announcement
Intended audience: 
Health sector

Further to advice in the newsletter of 6 June 2020, a grant opportunity round will open on Monday 15 June 2020 to accept applications from Approved Providers and Aged Care Workforce Agencies for eligible workers to receive the Aged Care Workforce Retention Payment.

The retention bonus will be paid by employers (aged care providers and agencies who provide aged care staff) to their eligible staff. Workers will be required to be employed at the time of application to be eligible. Please see the fact sheet for further details.

The grant round will remain open until 2pm Monday 20 July 2020.  First payments will be made to providers/agencies in July 2020.

Further advice will be provided in the near future.