65,000 aged care employees have left the Aged Care industry after the stresses of the pandemic, and with precious little immigration, the traditional areas for recruitment have also been blocked.

The Aged Care sector is in crisis today according to a new report by the Committee for Economic Development Australia.  Aged care workers are behind nurses and retail workers when it comes to pay rates, and a review underway will recommend wage rises.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Paul Sadler, Interim CEO Aged and Community Care Providers Association

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 28 June 2022