Share your thoughts on aged care for First Nations people

Audience: Older people, carers and families, Aged care workers, Providers (i.e service administrators, owners), Aged care experts and peak organisations

Topic: Home care, Residential care, Diversity and inclusion, Regulation and legislation, Access and navigation, Research and ICT

Location: Online

Time: 5-20 minutes

Contact name: Andrea Kelly, Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner

Contact email:

Further information

The Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner, Andrea Kelly, wants to hear from older First Nations people, families, communities and stakeholders.

The Interim Commissioner wants to understand First Nations people’s views on:

  • changes needed for culturally safe, trauma aware and healing informed access to aged care for First Nations people, carers, families and communities
  • the function and role of the First Nations Aged Care Commissioner.

Have your say about culturally safe aged care for older First Nations people and the role of the permanent Commissioner.

You can share feedback by:

Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner, GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601.

Consultation closes Friday 21 June 2024.

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The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders both past and present.