Ageing and Aged Care

The Department of Social Services aims to encourage older people to live active and independent lives. The Department works to deliver quality, affordable and accessible aged care and carer support services for older people, including through subsidies and grants, industry assistance, training and regulation of the aged care sector.

Responsibility for aged care and ageing recently moved to the Department of Social Services. Ageing and Aged care content on the Department of Health’s website will be progressively published to this website.

While this process is taking place, the latest news will be available from this page.

Content Updated: 20 December 2013

Aged Care Feature

My Aged Care

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Latest news & events

An aged care snapshot

The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield tabled the 2012-13 Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 in Parliament today.
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