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All parties must commit to aged care this election

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Aged care stakeholders are calling on all candidates to make a significant financial commitment to aged care in the upcoming federal election.

The 2019 federal election will take place on 18 May, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced last Thursday, just over a week after Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down the 2019-20 federal budget (read our story here).

Aged care provider peak bodies say a commitment to action is needed now, not after the aged care royal commission finishes its inquiry.

Among those, the Aged Care Guild CEO Matthew Richter said there needs to a bipartisan long-term plan for aged care to build stability.

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Source:
Sandy Cheu, 2019, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/about/)

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