November 1, 2017

Aged care workforce taskforce announcement

An ‘expert taskforce’ aimed at developing a wide-ranging workforce strategy focused on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians has today been announced by Government. The taskforce will include DTA Director Professor Andrew Robinson.

An ‘expert taskforce’ aimed at developing a wide-ranging workforce strategy focused on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians has today been announced by Government.


The Taskforce, formed and announced by Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt, will be led by Professor John Pollaers and will reference a number of recent inquiries and reviews, including the most recent Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes, through their work-force related observations.

DTA Director Professor Andrew Robinson, was named one of the 12 members of the aged care workforce taskforce, by the Federal Government.

The taskforce will develop a wide-ranging workforce strategy, focusing on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians.

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