Struggling aged care providers ask for 'please explain' from government

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated July 21 2022 - 11:54pm, first published June 29 2022 - 7:00pm
Aged care providers say new government subsidy is inadequate.

As the crisis in aged care funding and workforce shortages grows, providers are seeking an urgent explanation from the federal government following the announcement that subsidies will increase by only 1.7 per cent during 2022-23.


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. 0490 373 465

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