Working in aged care

Page last updated: 29 August 2016

The Australian Government supports action to strengthen the aged care workforce. We provide practical guidance on the financial support and incentives available to boost education, training and professional development for the workforce involved in caring for older Australians.

Financial support, incentives and opportunities for aged care workers

Aged care workers make an invaluable contribution to the daily lives of many thousands of older people across Australia. Financial support, incentives and opportunities are available to support career paths in aged care in a variety of ways, including vocational education and training, scholarships, support for short courses and specific training initiatives.

Opportunities and support are available for:

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