Older Australians, families and carers

We want to hear from you if you’re an older Australian, a member of their family or a carer.

You can help shape aged care reforms to make sure they deliver high quality and safe aged care services.

We want to know:

  • how changes might impact you
  • how services should be designed so they improve access and quality of aged care.


Engagement opportunities

  • Consultation on draft new Aged Care Act

    Public consultation is now open on the final draft of the new Aged Care Act. Read this draft law and give us your feedback.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families, Aged care workers, Providers (i.e service administrators, owners), Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: Aged Care Reform

  • Consultation workshops: draft new Aged Care Act

    Consultation workshops are being held in person across Australia and online to discuss the draft new Aged Care Act. Find a workshop that suits you and provide your feedback.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families, Aged care workers, Providers (i.e service administrators, owners), Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: Aged Care Reform

  • Support at Home Q&A for older people, families and carers

    We are hosting an online Q&A session to give older people, their families and carers a chance to ask questions about the new Support at Home program.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families

    Topic: Home care

  • Consultation on 3 new staffing quality indicators

    Public consultation is now open on 3 new staffing quality indicators for the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program. Read the consultation paper and submit your feedback.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families, Aged care workers, Providers (i.e service administrators, owners), Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: Aged Care Reform

  • Survey of persons impacted by incontinence

    We want to hear from people impacted by incontinence to inform an independent evaluation of government-funded continence initiatives.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families

    Topic: Home care, Residential care, Research and ICT

  • Aged Care Reforms Survey for Older People

    We want to hear from older people, families and carers about what you think about the changes to aged care. Take our survey to provide your feedback.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families, Aged care workers

    Topic: Home care, Residential care, Diversity and inclusion, Regulation and legislation, Access and navigation, Research and ICT


Upcoming aged care events

Come and see us at one of the many sector conferences, expos and community events we attend


Previous engagements

We've held 141 engagements to inform Aged Care Reforms. Read about previous engagement activities and how these have shaped the aged care reforms.

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