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‘Disaster waiting to happen’: Liberal Russell Broadbent lashes governments over aged care – The Guardian

Veteran MP says ‘profit became more important than care’ and federal funding for sector must be boosted



The Victorian Liberal Russell Broadbent has fired a broadside about aged care, describing recent events in his home state as a disaster waiting to happen and calling on Scott Morrison to boost investment in not-for-profit care.
Broadbent resigned from two parliamentary positions in protest against the governments treatment of aged care in his electorate in 2017, and on Tuesday told Guardian Australia he had been attempting to sound a warning about the sectors vulnerability for years but I was i…

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