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Background Paper 1 - Navigating the maze: an overview of Australia's current aged care system

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Prepared by
Ms Carolyn Smith and the Office of the Royal Commission

Australia’s population is ageing. This raises questions about the sustainability of the aged care system and its capacity to grow and meet changing demand. Significant changes to Australia’s aged care quality regulatory processes and structures are underway as is the implementation of action to address longstanding workforce challenges.