Federal budget snubs calls for aged care workers wage rise

Play
Stop
 
 

Aged care workers have been left disappointed by Tuesday night’s budget for its failure to address one of the fundamental recommendations of last year’s aged care royal commission to increase wages. The Australian Aged Care Collaboration, which represents six aged care peak bodies, says the aged care wage still doesn’t meet the cost of living in this country.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution