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Budget 2020-21: the sector reacts

The coronavirus pandemic and aged care were two of the big ticket items in last night’s Budget. One of the aged care centrepieces was $1.6 billion for 23,000 additional home care packages. There was also $81 million for additional surge ...

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Keating pitches HECS-style aged care loans

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has told the aged care royal commission it should consider recommending a HECS-style loan for older Australians to pay for their care. At today's hearing, Keating said the approach was superior to a pre-funding model, ...

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