Aged Care Minister Censured

The Senate has censured embattled Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck over bungles in management of COVID outbreaks in nursing homes in Victoria.

At least 460 people have died of coronavirus in Australian aged care homes, with Senator Colbeck facing calls by the opposition to resign.

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Aged Care Issues – Cause and Responsibility

Aged Care Responsibility in Australia.

Who is really responsible for the COVID-19 issues in Aged Care Services in Australia?

State and territory governments are responsible for on-the-ground responses to COVID-19 outbreaks in the aged care sector.

The Federal Government is responsible for funding and regulating the aged care sector.

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