Should we ‘let the pensioners work’?

Interview courtesy of the ABC.

As the aged care worker shortage worsens, one suggestion is to make it easier for pensioners to work more hours, in the hope that they’ll consider jobs in aged care.

Would this help?

What other solutions could fix this crisis?


Ian Henschke, chief advocate, National Seniors Australia

Cassandra Winzar, Senior Economist at CEDA and author of Duty of Care: Meeting the Aged Care Workforce Challenge

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