Aged care reforms

Our vision is to make aged care at home and in residence a safe place, where people have the quality of life they deserve.

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:

Find out about new reforms in the 2022-23 October Budget

Learn about the new era for aged care.

Get involved

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.

Aged care sector newsletters and alerts

Subscribe to aged care sector newsletters and alerts

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.

Get involved in transforming aged care

Did you know?

1.3 million

senior Australians used aged care services in 2019–20

3.8 million

Australians were aged 65 and over in 2017


aged care workers were needed in 2016

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