13,500 new residential aged care places worth an estimated $907 million per year

Press Release ACW
Press Release ACW

2018-19 ACAR – Allocation of Residential Aged Care Places and Capital Grant Funding

The Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP has today announced the results of the 2018-19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) comprising:

  • 13,500 new residential aged care places worth an estimated $907 million per year and
  • up to $60 million in capital grant funding.

The new places are the largest ever allocation and a 36.2 per cent increase on the 9,911 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) places announced in 2016–17.

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Places will be allocated across every state and territory with the number of new rural and regional places almost doubled from the previous round, with over 5,000 places allocated to these areas this Round.

Information about the 2018-19 ACAR results, including details of the successful approved providers, is available on the department’s website.

Author: acwadministrator

Founder and Editor of Aged Care Weekly. In 2010 I established Jerome Rault Media P/L, a full-service Advertising and Marketing Group of companies. JRM clients represent a cross-section of industry. The company operates the talent marketplace www.romey.co. Laneways.Agency, a division of JRM, specialises in marketing services for aged care companies. We also provide lobbying via the Aged Care Lobby Group (www.aclg.com.au).


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