Aged care sector struggling with worker shortage a year on from royal commission

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By Soofia Tariq
Updated March 1 2022 - 6:38am, first published 6:30am
Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck said that the commission's recomendations were being impelemented and have provided care for many already. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong -THE CANBERRA TIMES, ACM.

Staff shortages remain the biggest issue in Australia's aged care sector one year on from a damning royal commission, industry leaders and advocates say.

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Soofia Tariq

Cadet Journalist

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is soofia.tariq@canberratimes.com.au

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