Former PM Paul Keating and former Treasurer Peter Costello will speak about possible long-term finance reforms for Australia's ageing population at the next hearing of the aged care royal commission.
Aged care providers (both home care and residential) made $1.1 billion in profits on income of $25 billion in 2018, royal commission is told.
NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald among those to give evidence at latest royal commission hearing.
The response to the coronavirus outbreak at Newmarch House was marked by confused decision-making, the royal commission has heard.
Australia's coronavirus aged care death rate is one of highest in the world, but Richard Colbeck has defended the government's handling of the sector through the pandemic.
The aged care royal commission has heard damning evidence against the sector on its handling of coronavirus.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will hold two hearings in Sydney next week on the response to COVID-19 in aged care and to inquire into aged care accommodation.
An aged care royal commission hearing on August 10-13 will look at Australia's response to the pandemic in aged care homes.
Overall the community has a very negative opinion of life in aged care facilities says royal commission survey report.