Aged care reforms and reviews delivered

We have delivered several reforms to increase transparency and quality in aged care. This includes a new Code of Conduct for workers, a Star Ratings system, a mandatory minimum of care minutes per resident per day, a 24/7 nursing requirement and new quality indicators.

Reforms delivered

February 2024

December 2023

November 2023

October 2023

August 2023

July 2023

June 2023

  • Elder Care Support Program established to help older First Nations people, their families and carers access aged care services that meet their physical and cultural needs.

April 2023

March 2023

February 2023

  • First Quarterly Financial Snapshot of the Australian Aged Care Sector published to provide information on the financial performance of the aged care sector.

January 2023

December 2022

November 2022

October 2022

June 2022

  • Independently verified specialisation introduced to My Aged Care Find a Provider tool to help older people from diverse groups choose an aged care provider best suited to their needs.

Get involved

Thousands of people have been involved in shaping the reforms so far through:

  • surveys
  • webinars
  • online workshops
  • consultation papers 
  • face-to-face events.

We encourage you to get involved in the reforms.

Visit the Aged Care Engagement Hub to sign up for engagement activities and contribute to positive change.

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