Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce

Page last updated: 17 November 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.

The Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, announced the appointment of Professor John Pollaers as the independent chair of the taskforce on 14 September 2017 and taskforce membership was announced on 1 November 2017.

The taskforce will provide guidance on strategic direction, steer the process of developing a strategy and sponsor robust consultation and engagement..

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.

Other pages

Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce Consultation and engagement

Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce membership