Restoring dignity to aged care
The aged care reforms will put older Australians first, improving quality, safety and choice in aged care to create a sector that:
- is responsive to the needs of older Australians
- is simpler to navigate, with face-to-face services
- empowers older Australians to make informed choices
- is well regulated
- is more transparent
- makes sure providers are accountable
- values and grows the aged care workforce.
Find out about new reforms in the 2022-23 October Budget
Learn about the new era for aged care.
Sign up for engagement activities to contribute to meaningful aged care change
Learn about reforms that are being delivered
Read about how the reforms will improve quality, safe care.
Read about the Royal Commission into Aged Care
Learn about the 148 recommendations to improve aged care in Australia.
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.
Let's change aged care together
There are a range of ways you can be involved in the reforms, including surveys, webinars, online workshops, consultation papers and face-to-face events.
Did you know?
senior Australians used aged care services in 2019–20
Australians were aged 65 and over in 2017
aged care workers were needed in 2016
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