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Your Aged Care Update

The Your Aged Care Update weekly e-newsletter contains news for aged care providers and the aged care sector. It includes updates on aged care reforms, information about new programs, training, and grant opportunities.

We also send email alerts as needed with important time-critical information.

We encourage the aged care sector to sign up to receive our updates, in particular:

  • aged care providers (home and residential care)
  • aged care assessors
  • peak bodies or advocacy services
  • academics or researchers
  • government employees.

Working in Aged Care

Our Working in Aged Care newsletter contains news for the aged care workforce. It includes information on initiatives and programs including free resources, guides and training opportunities. 

If you are an aged care worker in home or residential aged care we encourage you to sign up.  We may sometimes send you emails inviting you to participate in engagement activities or with important updates on changes to aged care. 


Our EngAged monthly e-newsletter contains updates for the public about the aged care reforms and ageing well. Occasionally we may send you emails:

  • inviting you to participate in aged care engagement activities
  • informing you of major news relating to aged care programs or the aged care reforms.

This newsletter is for older Australians, and anyone interested in aged care and ageing well.

How to subscribe

Subscribe to aged care newsletters

Check your emails for a confirmation request, you may need to check your junk or spam folder.

How to unsubscribe

Update your personal information or remove yourself from our mailing list using the ‘manage preferences or unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every email.

Past editions

To read previous editions of our aged care newsletters and alerts, you can view:

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Privacy notice

When this privacy notice applies

This privacy notice applies to the aged care newsletters and alerts subscription.

This notice explains how we (the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care) manage personal or professional information consistent with our obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

Information we collect

We collect information about you, including your:

  • name
  • email address
  • phone number
  • state or territory
  • interest in aged care.

Why we collect this information

We use this information to add you to the Your Aged Care Update subscriber list and send you:

  • news for aged care providers
  • updates on aged care reforms
  • information about new programs, training and grant opportunities for the aged care sector.

We may also use your information to:

  • measure newsletter and email performance
  • target information to subscribers (for instance, by location or interest).

If you do not provide your email address or mobile phone number, we cannot send you our e-newsletters or alerts.

How we collect this information

We collect personal information directly from you when you complete the online sign-up form.

Who we disclose your personal information to

We will disclose your personal information to Swift Digital, who are the email distributor.

We may disclose your personal information to:

  • anyone you’ve agreed we can share your personal information with
  • anyone the law requires or authorises us to share your personal information with.

How we store your information

We use Swift Digital to distribute e-newsletter and alerts.

Swift Digital receives information that cookies generate about your use of the website (including your IP address). Swift Digital servers are geo-locked to Australia. Your data remains within Australia and is thereby bound by Australian privacy law.

Please be aware that by subscribing to our aged care newsletters and alerts mailing list:

Concerns and complaints

Our privacy policy contains information about how you can make a complaint if you think we have breached either the:

  • Australian Privacy Principles
  • Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code.

The privacy policy also explains how we will manage your complaint.

More on privacy

To find out more see our privacy page.


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