Aged care workforce retention bonus – frequently asked questions – for residential and in-home aged care workers

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Publication date: 
19 June 2020
Last updated: 
18 March 2021
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This information sheet includes:

  • who is eligible for the workforce retention bonus payment
  • payments for full time, a part-time or casual workers
  • how to apply
  • when payments will be made
  • superannuation due on bonus payments
  • what happens if you leave your job
  • what to do if your bonus is underpaid

If you think your payment amount is wrong, or you haven’t got a payment and believe you should, also read if you have a problem with your payment.