Labor to commit $11.3b 


It will fund the 15% pay rise for aged care workers. Treasurer Jim Chalmers said this funding is the pay rise aged care workers “need and deserve”.

Aged care workers deserve more than our thanks to get our people through some difficult years in recent times,” he said. 

“The care economy is more than pressure on the budget, it is an opportunity for the economy more broadly. “ Chalmers said the care economy – including aged care – is going to become a “bigger and bigger” part of the economy in the future. 

 Aged care workers are in for a major pay boost in the upcoming federal budget with salary increases of up to $10,000 per year to cover the rising cost of living pressures. Under an $11.3 billion package, nurses and aged care workers will receive the most significant pay pocket increase in the federal budget on May 9. 

 From January 1, aged care workers will receive an extra $7000 in their pay packet and nurses will be paid an additional $10,000 a year. Aged Care Minister Anika Wells said this is the most significant pay boost for the aged care sector in decades and the 15% pay rise for the sector will help attract and keep staff. ACG

Blog Banner 786px x 300px

Summer 2023 Out Now

Screenshot 2023 09 08 at 3.41.52 pmImage
Click here to download your FREE Digital Issue

28fe405f 81e7 53c0 4422 2300e6c50bc2

Care & Ageing Well Expo Melb 2024

CAM24 Carers Guide FP ad
Facebook Version 500px x 400px23108+COMMS+Web Tile+DA+Banner (2)Image
In Need of Support?

Carer Gateway is an Australian Government program providing free services and support for carers. Call Carer Gateway for support and access to services, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm local time.

Assistance with accessing emergency respite is available any time, 24/7.

1800 422 737 

Friends & Partners

ImageImageImageSCARE 2023 Square
Fri 10 - Sat 11 November 2023
International Convention Centre