Aged care workforce

The aged care workforce is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia. Learn about the aged care workforce, explore your options to join the sector, and find out how we are supporting aged care workers and providers.

About the aged care workforce

Learn about aged care roles and services, and how we are strengthening the workforce to provide safe and high-quality care to older Australians.

Getting into the aged care workforce

Explore your options for joining one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia.

Opportunities for aged care nurses

Learn about the scholarships, transition programs, and clinical placements available to nurses.

What we’re doing

Discover what we’re doing to build, train, and support the aged care workforce.

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Related work

Aged Care Transition to Practice Program

The Aged Care Transition to Practice (ACTTP) program provides nurses with mentoring, training and support at the start of their career in aged care

Care and Support Sector Nursing Clinical Placements

This program provides Bachelor and Master Nursing students with high-quality clinical placements in the care and support sector.

Dementia Training Program

The Dementia Training Program offers a national approach to accredited education, upskilling, and professional development in dementia care.

Home Care Workforce Support Program

The Home Care Workforce Support Program is supporting the aged care sector to grow the home care workforce.

Resources

Resources

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Aged care financial reporting webinar – July 2024 – Video

This webinar supports aged care providers with their regulatory reporting requirements. It highlighted some key changes to upcoming Quarterly Financial Report and the Aged Care Financial Report 2023–24 data collections.