Media Release: 15 May 2018
Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt AM is calling on young Australians to consider diverse and exciting new careers in the rapidly growing aged care sector.
Launching Australia’s first aged care Next Gen Young Leaders Forum in Perth today, Minister Wyatt said strong, long-term demand and the promise of new professional pathways made the sector an ideal employment choice.
“We are entering a golden age of ageing,” said Minister Wyatt. “In WA alone it’s projected employment in health, aged care and social assistance will reach more than 180,000 by 2022, as our population ages and the sector becomes increasingly diverse.
Wanted: The Next Generation of Young Aged Care Leaders (.pdf)