Aged care funding in the upcoming Federal Budget

Page last updated: 04 May 2017

The Department of Health is receiving correspondence regarding funding for aged care in the upcoming Federal Budget. While it is premature to comment on matters relating to the Budget, the Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has advised that the Australian Government is committed to ensuring a high quality aged care system that meets the needs of consumers, and that expenditure on aged care services is sustainable and effective. This will ensure that the aged care system is well placed to deliver on the changing expectations of current and future generations.