Australian National Aged Care Classification funding model

The Australian Government provides subsidies to approved residential aged care providers through the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model.

We're funding higher wages in residential aged care

From 1 December 2023, we are increasing the AN-ACC price from $243.10 to $253.82.  Learn more about the funding increase. 

About the funding model

The AN-ACC funding model provides equitable funding to approved providers to deliver care to residents living in residential aged services. Learn about how it works.

AN-ACC assessments

Independent assessment assigning residents to an AN-ACC class will decide the funding received by aged care providers. Read about the assessment process and the steps you can take to prepare.

Information for providers

Find information about AN-ACC funding model including resident assessments, subsidies and supplements, and the new mandatory care minutes.

Information for residents

Learn about the AN-ACC funding model including what has changed and where you can get more information.

The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) Funding Guide

This guide provides information for approved residential care providers on the AN-ACC funding model. It sets out how to receive AN-ACC subsidies, including relevant compliance requirements that may apply.

Read the guide

AN-ACC resources

This collection contains information and resources about the new Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC).

See the collection

Latest resources

Latest resources

AN-ACC Assessor Application User Guide

The AN-ACC application (AN-ACC app) enables assessors to conduct Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) assessments.

AN-ACC assessment pathways fact sheet

This factsheet or flyer provides information to providers of permanent resident aged care about the three AN-ACC assessment pathways for assessing and classifying an aged care resident.

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Care minutes and 24/7 registered nurses in residential aged care

The Australian Government is introducing mandatory care time responsibilities for approved providers of residential aged care services. Find information about care minutes targets and the 24/7 registered nurse responsibilities being introduced.

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