Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on Sunday, responding to concerns about the sector one day before an ABC Four Corners program which was to air them.
Aged care is where the challenges of population ageing are most apparent and where policy choices have direct impact on the lives of Australians.
So, it’s not surprising that the system is under increasing scrutiny. Various reviews have looked at different aspects of aged care since 2011 when major reforms were...
Senior Research Fellow,(CEPAR), UNSW
Economist with experience in public, private, NGO and academic sectors in the UK, France, and Australia. He specialises in comparative social policy, demography, tax-benefit modelling (microsimulation), and policy development across the fields of poverty, labour market and pensions. Currently working in population ageing research.