Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers The Andrews Labor Government is calling on the Commonwealth to institute minimum staffing ratios, increase funding, and provide better access to primary healthcare in all aged care services across Australia. Minister for Disability Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today released the Labor Government’s submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which makes several key recommendations to the Federal Liberal Government and highlights innovative approaches already undertaken in Victoria. A key component of the Government’s submission is calling for a legislated minimum staffing requirement for all Australian aged care providers, to ensure people are receiving the support they need. Victoria has nurse to resident ratios in our public sector residential aged care, which provides an important safe guard for patients and staff. Currently, Australian aged care residents can struggle to access primary health care, which includes services like general practitioners […]