The release of the latest data on the Government’s home care packages has revealed 56,635 older Australians are languishing waiting for home care.

The Government can find $17 billion for the big banks but has failed to deliver one new dollar of funding for aged care. The Governments ‘baby boomer’ Budget has been further exposed as a cruel hoax on older Australians.

With the waiting list growing by almost 4,000 older Australians in just three months, the 3,500 new home care packages a year committed in the Budget won’t come close to keeping pace with demand. The Government must come clean on when the 14,000 packages announced in the Budget will be released.
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Source: Department of Health

Updated: 27 August 2018