Social security, private insurance or annuities to pay for aged care among suggestions in new consultation paper

Eileen Wood
Updated June 25 2020 - 3:43pm, first published 3:07pm
How should Australians pay for their aged care?
How should Australians pay for their aged care?

Having working Australians pay into a social insurance scheme to fund their future age care needs is among a series of options in a new consultation paper released by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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