Learn about aged care roles and services, and how we are strengthening the workforce to provide safe and high-quality care to older Australians.
Explore your options for joining one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia.
A 15% increase to award wages will commence from 30 June 2023.
Discover what we’re doing to build, train, and support the aged care workforce.
Opportunities for aged care nurses
Nurses play an integral role in providing high-quality care for older people. Learn about the scholarships, transition programs, and clinical placements available to nurses.
Aged care sector newsletters and alerts
Initiatives and programs
The Aged Care Transition to Practice (ACTTP) program provides nurses with mentoring, training and support at the start of their career in aged care
This program provides Bachelor and Master Nursing students with high-quality clinical placements in the care and support sector.
The Dementia Training Program offers a national approach to accredited education, upskilling, and professional development in dementia care.
The Home Care Workforce Support Program is supporting the aged care sector to grow the home care workforce.