Grand daughter visiting her grand mother in her residential home

2016-2017 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR)

The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP today announced the allocation of:

  • 9,911 new residential aged care places worth an additional estimated $649 million per year; and
  • a total of $64 million in capital grants to construct new or upgrade residential aged care services.

This builds on the allocation of 475 new Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) places worth an estimated $34.7 million that the Minister announced in February 2017.

View the 2016-17 ACAR results, including details of the successful approved providers.

See Department of Health full article here.