Aged care levy possible after decades of policy neglect

By Poppy Johnston
Updated June 11 2023 - 1:31pm, first published 1:25pm
Anika Wells says the government has a duty to deliberate a taxpayer levy to fund better aged care. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)
Anika Wells says the government has a duty to deliberate a taxpayer levy to fund better aged care. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)

The aged care minister says two decades of inaction have left the federal government in a position where all options to fund higher standards of aged care are on the table, including a Medicare-style levy.

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