Get involved

There is a range of ways you can be involved in the reforms, including surveys, webinars, online workshops and consultation papers. You can also engage with us face-to-face at community events.

Find more information about current and upcoming engagement opportunities below.

You can also register your interest to be involved in consultations about the aged care reforms.

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Open Engagement opportunities

  • Webinar: Residential aged care funding reform

    This webinar will help residential aged care providers and software developers prepare for the new AN-ACC funding model.

    Audience: Providers (i.e. administrators and owners)

    Topic: Residential care, Research and ICT

  • Consultation paper: Help improve aged care data - your input requested

    The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the Australian Department of Health and Aged Care want to know what you think about our emerging aged care data strategy

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

    Topic: Governance

  • Survey: Aged care reforms

    The department wants to hear from those involved in aged care reform. Take a five-minute survey that explores reform understanding and preparedness. It also asks about communication experiences and preferences.

    Audience: Providers (i.e. administrators and owners), Aged care workers, Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: All

  • Help design a new approach to regulating aged care

    Stage 2 consultations are now open to inform the development of a new approach to regulating aged care. Stakeholders are invited to provide views on the current Consultation Paper outlining an overview of the new model.

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

    Topic: All

  • Webinar on upcoming changes to specialisation verification

    This webinar will give the aged care sector an update on upcoming application process improvements, as well as the benefits for older people and providers in verifying specialisation claims.

    Audience: Providers (i.e. administrators and owners), Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: Home Care, Residential Care, Diversity and inclusion

  • Survey: Payment platform design for providers

    We want to hear from in-home aged care providers and employees, particularly operational and financial officers, to inform the design of payment arrangements under the reforms to in-home aged care.

    Audience: Providers (i.e. administrators and owners)

    Topic: Home care

  • Consultation Paper: Have your say on aged care pricing reforms

    The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority is seeking feedback on its Towards an Aged Care Pricing Framework consultation paper. Submit your response by 5pm AEDT 14 October 2022.

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

    Topic: Governance


Upcoming engagement opportunities

  • Care Expo, Brisbane

    Audience: Older Australians, carers, providers, families, Aged care professionals

  • Dementia Action Week

    Audience: Older Australians, their family and carers, people living with Dementia; providers; peak bodies; health and aged care professionals

  • Victorian Seniors Festival

    Audience: Older Australians

  • Queensland Seniors Festival

    Audience: Older Australians

  • ACCPA National Congress

    Audience: Providers

  • National Carers Week

    Audience: carers

  • Tasmanian Seniors Week

    Audience: Older Australians

  • In-home aged care seminar for older Australians, families and carers

    Audience: Older Australians, their family and carers

  • A new program for in-home aged care discussion paper

    Audience: Older Australians, their family and carers, providers, peak bodies, health and aged care professionals, aged care assessors

  • National Dementia and Aged Care Conference

    Audience: Older Australians, families and carers, workers, experts, providers

  • Have a Go Day

    Audience: Older Australians

  • Western Australia Seniors Week

    Audience: Older Australians

  • Aged Care Workforce Leaders Forum

    Audience: Providers


Previous engagements

We've held 66 engagements to inform Aged Care Reforms. Read about previous engagement activities and how these have shaped the aged care reforms.

Older Australians

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter EngAged, for updates on changes to aged care, news from the Council of Elders and alerts about upcoming consultation activities.

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Aged care workers and providers

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter Your Aged Care Update, for news and alerts about the aged care reforms, and information for the sector.

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