10,000 new home care packages not enough when 100,000 languish on waiting list

Eileen Wood
Updated December 17 2020 - 12:09pm, first published December 16 2020 - 2:25pm
Many Australians in need still cannot access home care. Image Pixabay
Many Australians in need still cannot access home care. Image Pixabay

As the Federal Government announces an extra 10,000 home care packages at a cost of $850 million, both advocates and providers says it's still just not enough.

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: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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