Aged Care Workforce Strategy Resources
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Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
On 24 September 2018, the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, announced the new and independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Senate Community Affairs References Committee
The Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report: Future of Australia’s Aged Care Workforce was tabled on 26 June 2018.
National Seniors Australia – study of consumer experience in home care
On 30 April 2018, National Seniors Australia released its report on the study of consumer experience in home care to inform the Taskforce.
Taskforce Chair opinion editorial
The Chair, Professor John Pollaers OAM, published an opinion editorial in The Australian Newspaper on 12 April 2018 – Aged care system needs code of practice to lift quality of life.
Aged Services Industry Reference Committee
On 14 March 2018, the Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, and the Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, jointly announced the establishment of an Aged Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The IRC will review and develop the national competency standards for vocational training and implement reforms resulting from the Aged Care Workforce Strategy.