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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Older Australians

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Aged care workers and providers

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Open Engagement opportunities

  • Survey: National Dementia Action Plan

    We are seeking feedback on the draft National Dementia Action Plan. Complete the short survey and have your say because your views will inform this 10-year plan for dementia action.

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

    Topic: All

  • NSW Seniors Festival Expo 2023

    Join us at this free annual expo to discover what is changing in aged care and chat about what quality aged care looks like to you. Plus enjoy all the expo has to offer including a wide range of stalls, performances, workshops and more.

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

    Topic: Seniors Expo

  • Care and Ageing Well Expo Melbourne

    Visit our information booth at this free expo, to discover what is changing in aged care and chat about what quality aged care looks like to you. The expo will also feature entertainment, seminars and a wide range of exhibitors providing information about ageing well and aged care services. There is even a petting zoo for the grandkids!

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families, Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: Home care, residential care

  • 2023 National Volunteering Conference

    The department will attend the 2023 National Volunteering Conference to engage with delegates about aged care volunteering. The conference theme ‘The future is now’ invites delegates to reimagine the future of volunteering in Australia.

    Audience: Older Australians, carers and families, Aged care experts and peak organisations

    Topic: Home care, residential care


Upcoming engagement opportunities

  • First Nations aged care communication project/strategy

    Audience: Older Australians, First Nations Elders, aged care workers

  • COTA ACT Autumn Seniors Festival – Canberra

    Audience: Older people, families, carers


Previous engagements

We've held 90 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.

SIGN UP

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.

SIGN UP