Undervalued and Underpaid: The Stigmas Associated with Aged-Care Jobs

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Recent data has shown a disconnect between the demand for care work in Australia and the salaries that are being offered, compared to occupations with similar levels of demand.

Research suggests that this disconnect could stem from negative societal perceptions around care work, and there is work to be done to alleviate these stigmas.

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