10,000 more home care packages to be funded, but COVID-19 likely to increase demand

Sally Whyte
Updated December 16 2020 - 7:54am, first published 7:50am
The government will spend $1 billion on aged care, mostly for home care packages. Picture: Shutterstock
The government will spend $1 billion on aged care, mostly for home care packages. Picture: Shutterstock

The government will commit to $1 billion in aged care funding as part of the mid-year budget update, in a bid to create another 10,000 home care packages.

Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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