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Royal commission interim report: Sector reacts

The royal commission’s interim report, titled simply Neglect, paints a grim picture of a sector devoid of caring and emotion and concerned only with the idea of itself as an “industry” that has “consumers” whose value is “defined by the ...

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Views on aged care from inside Canberra

“I sadly haven’t been surprised by the revelations of the royal commission. I know this is going to sound a bit weird, but it’s been a bit of a relief for me that, finally, it’s getting the attention that it ...

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The rise of precarious care

Perhaps the most damaging side effect of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is that instead of dealing with the problems of the aged care system, we have a de facto policy of ‘wait and see’. Actions ...

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