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.

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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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Open Engagement opportunities

  • Aged Care Taskforce

    The Aged Care Taskforce (Taskforce) will review funding arrangements for aged care and develop options for a system that is fair and equitable for everyone in Australia. We’re seeking feedback on the draft Aged Care Funding Principles.

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

    Topic: Residential care, Regulation and legislation, Funding and sustainability, Reporting

  • Register your interest for free food and nutrition education and training for aged care chefs and cooks

    We are partnering with the Maggie Beer Foundation to deliver free education and training programs for residential aged care chefs and cooks.

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

    Topic: Residential Aged Care

  • Stocktake on the design of residential aged care accommodation

    We are seeking your input to understand what residential aged care accommodation looks like from a design perspective and invite you to review the design of your existing home(s).

    Audience: Providers (i.e service administrators, owners)

    Topic: Aged care reform

  • Draft Design Principles and Guidelines for aged care accommodation

    There is an opportunity to provide feedback on the draft Design Principles and Guidelines for residential aged care accommodation. These guidelines have been developed following an extensive consultation process and it’s your chance to have a say now.

    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

  • Webinar: Aged Care COVID-19 Outbreak Management Supports Update

    This webinar shares the latest information with the aged care sector on the Australian Governments aged care COVID-19 outbreak management supports.

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

    Topic: Residential Aged Care

  • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Lead Evaluation

    In October 2020, the Australian Government required residential aged care homes to appoint an infection prevention and control (IPC) lead. IPC leads can now provide their feedback on the role.

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

    Topic: Aged care reform


Upcoming aged care events

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

  • Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo Adelaide

    Audience: Older Australians, families and carers

  • Aged Care Catering Summit Queensland, Brisbane

    Audience: Aged care workers, Providers, Aged care experts and peak organisations

  • ACCPA National Conference, Adelaide

    Audience: Aged care workers, Providers, Aged care experts and peak organisations

  • Care Expo Sydney

    Audience: Older Australians, families and carers

  • Aged Care Workforce Leaders Forum, Sydney

    Audience: Aged care workers, Providers, Aged care experts and peak organisations

  • Australian Association of Gerontology Conference, Gold Coast

    Audience: Aged care workers, Providers, Aged care experts and peak organisations

  • Have a Go Day, Perth

    Audience: Older Australians, families and carers

  • WA Seniors Week

    Audience: Older Australians, families and carers


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.

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 Past editions

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 Past editions