Australians deserve to age well

If you've ever tried to access aged care services for yourself or your family you'll know the system can be a minefield.

It's hard to know where to start, it's inconsistent and very complicated. In-home support services are extremely limited and residential care based on arbitrary ratios not demand.

Yet we know our population is ageing. By 2020 over 3.5 million Australians are expected to use aged care services each year.


Do you want to Age Well? Join our campaign for reform today
.Sign up today by visiting the Age Well website

Download the supporters sign up sheet and help us reach our goal of 10,000 supporters by May 2012. View PDF

End the Aged Care Lottery Flyer - A3 - June 2013. View PDF



Blueprint for Aged Care Reform. February 2012.

Summary of Blueprint for Aged Care Reform. February 2012.


Address to the National Press Club. 11 April 2012.

Did you miss the National Press Club Address by members of the Alliance? Click here to view the Address.

.Age Well Posters - A3 (297mm x 420mm). View PDF

.Age Well Posters - A3 (297mm x 420mm). View PDF


Aged Care Reform Series. February 2012.

The Alliance developed these papers to provide additional advice to Government, through The Hon Mark Butler, MP Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, as it considers the proposed aged care reforms from the Productivity Commission’s Caring for Older Australians report which was released in August 2011.



. Assessment and entitlement (including the Gateway). View PDF

. Financing aged care in Australia. View PDF

. Palliative care. View PDF

. Quality of care. View PDF

. Wellness. View PDF

. Workforce. View PDF



Aged Care Reform Information Sheets. November 2011.

In August 2011 the Productivity Commission released a report entitled Caring for Older Australians. If adopted, the report’s recommendations mean big changes for aged care consumers and providers. This series is designed to shed light on what these changes could mean for aged care’s future directions.



\ Aged Care and Access to the Gateway. View PDF

Aged Care Services - Access and Consumer Protections. View PDF

 The Aged Care Workforce. View PDF

 Carers and Aged Care Reform. View PDF

 Dementia and Aged Care Reform. View PDF

. Entitlement to Aged Care Services and Greater Choice. View PDF

. Health Reform and Aged Care. View PDF

. Paying for Aged Care. View PDF

. Quality Aged Care Services. View PDF

. Special Needs Groups - Access and Consumer Protections. View PDF

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