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Labor pressures Morrison on Covid aged care response as PM dismisses internal privatisation complaint – The Guardian

The federal government has rejected a Liberal MP’s claim it ‘ignored’ warnings about the vulnerability of Victoria’s aged care sector for years



Scott Morrison says the Victorian Liberal backbencher Russell Broadbent has been passionate about aged care for as long as I have known him but the prime minister has dismissed his colleagues central complaint that problems in the sector stem from having private providers care for elderly people.
Morrison remains under pressure in parliament with Labor pursuing the government over its handling of the Covid-19 outbreak in residential aged care in Victoria that has claimed more than 300 lives.

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