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Cost of Australia’s aged care system to soar to $36bn a year if cheapest royal commission reforms adopted – The Guardian

Economists predict extra yearly costs for the sector could rise to $15.5bn if the government opted for a more ambitious path

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Australia newsEconomists predict extra yearly costs for the sector could rise to $15.5bn if the government opted for a more ambitious path
Australias aged care system will require at least $36bn each year if the Morrison government adopts the royal commissions cheapest recommendations to address neglect and abuse and realise a right of care for older Australians, economists have calculated.
The roughly $9bn per year additional cash will be required to fund tens of thousands of extra home care packages,…

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