Aged care workforce news

Read our latest news items related to the aged care workforce.

Latest news

Webinar: Introduction to aged care cost collection

The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) is hosting two webinars in April 2024. The webinars will provide information about aged care cost collection and how your contribution will help shape the future of Australian aged care services.

Aged care worker survey 2024 now open

We are inviting workers from the aged care sector to participate in a survey to tell us about your experience of working in aged care.

Aged Care Registered Nurses’ Payments Program

We will be delivering a payment to registered nurses who work for the same aged care employer for 6 or 12 months.

Working in aged care in Australia

A new version of the Working in aged care in Australia booklet now provides aged care workers with information about what changes are happening in aged care and how these affect the workforce.

Aged care placements available to nursing students

Bachelor of Nursing students can now apply for high-quality clinical placements in the aged care sector through the Aged Care Nursing Clinical Placements Program.

Members of the Asia Pacific Aged Care Hub visit Australia

Learn about the recent visit from Asia Pacific Aged Care Hub (APACH) members and find out how we’re building workforce capability and promoting the use of technology in aged care.

Equip Aged Care Learning Packages

The full range of Equip Aged Care Learning Packages is now available for carers, nurses, personal care workers and allied health professionals.

Aged care nursing and allied health scholarships

Scholarships for nurses, personal care workers and allied health professionals working in aged care.

Aged Care Knowledge Hub

A new online knowledge hub is available to support nurses in developing and furthering their career in aged care.
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