Aged care committees and groups

Our committees and groups provide a way for people and organisations to help us develop policies and provide advice on specific aged care issues.

Committees and groups

  • Aged Care Advisory Group

    The Aged Care Advisory Group advises the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee about aged care policy related to infectious diseases and emergency preparedness. It brings together expertise about the aged care sector, infection control, emergency preparedness and public health response.
  • Aged Care Council of Elders

    Older people have a formal voice to government on ageing and aged care through the members of the Aged Care Council of Elders.
  • Aged Care Diversity Consultative Committee

    The Aged Care Diversity Consultative Committee advises us on how the aged care system can better cater to people from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs and life experience.
  • Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA)

    ACFA operated from 2012 following the Living Longer Living Better reforms to aged care until 30 June 2021. It provided independent advice about aged care funding and financing to the Australian Government, including the provision of an annual report on the funding of the aged care industry.
  • Aged Care Taskforce

    The Aged Care Taskforce reviewed funding arrangements for aged care and developed options for a system that is fair and equitable for everyone in Australia.
  • Dementia Expert Reference Group (DERG)

    The Dementia Expert Reference Group (DERG) provides expert insight and feedback to the Australian Government to support monitoring and continuous improvement of dementia policy, programs and activities.
  • Digital Transformation Sector Partners

    The Sector Partners group provides advice to the Australian Government on the development and implementation of the aged care reform’s digital transformation agenda.
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