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Aged care workforce stressed and under pressure

Most Australian aged care managers reported an increased workload and stress in a recent survey, as industry experts warned immediate action is...

Taskforce to increase aged care workforce by 300%

Aged & Community Services Australia will play a key role in shaping the future aged care sector workforce strategy through the appointment of CEO...

AISC Chair Prof John Pollaers to lead aged care workforce strategy

Professor John Pollaers has been appointed Chair of the aged care workforce strategy taskforce, in a move that highlights just how seriously the Government...

Expert urges NDIS providers to learn from the UK’s mistakes

An international expert in economics and social services has warned Australia to learn from the UK’s mistakes in its transition to the NDIS. In an...

Innovative training key to preventing workforce shortages

Innovation is the key to ensuring there’s enough well-trained staff to care for Australians as they age, IRT Group has said in response to the...

Broader thinking required for workforce planning: Minister

Future workforce planning by the aged care industry must incorporate all roles within an organisation and consider the global context of labour supply and demand, the Minister for Aged Care has warned.

Workforce inquiry pushed back while peaks take own action

A Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s aged care workforce has been extended by a further two months to enable additional public hearings in remote areas.

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