Anthony Albanese promises $2.5 billion fix to Australia's aged care crisis in budget reply

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 31 2022 - 8:43am, first published 8:30am

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has vowed, if elected in May, to fix Australia's aged care crisis offering a $2.5 billion five-point plan to improve the lives of older people in care, including requiring 24/7 registered nursing care, better food and backing pay rises for aged care workers.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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