Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce

Page last updated: 22 December 2017

The Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce is focusing its efforts around five strategic imperatives. The Taskforce is committed to engagement and consultation processes to ensure all voices are heard and inform its considerations. 

 

Latest news

4 December 2017

The Taskforce held a working summit on 4 December 2017. At the summit the Taskforce Chair, Professor John Pollaers outlined how the Taskforce will be focusing its efforts around five strategic imperatives to reframe thinking when it comes to aged care, ageing and workforce issues.

At the summit, the Taskforce Chair, Professor John Pollaers outlined in his opening speech how the Taskforce is focusing its efforts around five strategic imperatives to reframe thinking when it comes to aged care, ageing and workforce issues. 

1 December 2017

The Chair of the Taskforce briefed the Aged Care Sector Committee on the approach to the Taskforce’s work.

30 November 2017

The Taskforce holds its first meeting on 30 November 2017

The Taskforce’s role is to provide guidance on strategic direction, steer the process of developing a strategy and sponsor robust consultation and engagement..

1 November 2017

The Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, announces the Terms of Reference and membership of the Taskforce.

The Minister had announced the appointment of Professor John Pollaers as the independent chair of the taskforce on 14 September 2017.

Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce

The purpose of the taskforce  is to develop a strategy for growing and sustaining the workforce providing aged care services and support for older people, to meet their care needs in a variety of settings across Australia.

The work of the taskforce is to be completed by 30 June 2018, and is supported by a $2 million Australian Government funding commitment.

Meet the Taskforce Members

The Taskforce membership provides a blend of thought leaders who offer experience and knowledge drawn from inside and outside the aged care sector.

Consultation and Engagement

The work of the taskforce provides an opportunity for the broad range of interests in the workforce to be heard, and to participate  in shaping the strategy.

Contact

The taskforce can be contacted at ACWSTaskforce@health.gov.au.

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Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce Consultation and engagement

Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce membership