Guardian Australia: ‘Failing our older citizens’: most people willing to pay higher taxes to improve aged care

16 February 2021

Representatives from the newly formed Australian Aged Care Collaboration – made up of peak bodies including Aged and Community Services Australia, Leading Age Services Australia and religious providers Anglicare, Uniting Care and Catholic Health Australia – met with government officials in Canberra.

The Collaboration announced a campaign to target marginal seats and released a report identifying an “extraordinarily concentrated voting block” of 815,000 voters over 55 who live in 15 marginal seats.

The campaign will call on MPs and candidates to more than double government spending on aged care each year.

Read the full article on Guardian Australia here.