Prepare your organisation for the future of aged care
Conference Date
1st & 2nd November 2017
Sydney Boulevard Hotel
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How will the next phase of reform impact your organisation? The aged care sector is going through a period of significant reform. While these reforms have been welcomed by the sector, the Roadmap continues to evolve and many continue to grapple with the changes.
Developed in partnership with: COTA ACSA
      This year has been monumental for the design of the next phase of reform, with significantly influential reviews completed or underway that will help shape the future of the sector.
The COTA Next Phase Aged Care Reform conference has been designed to delve into these monumental reviews to explore what they mean for your organisation and the future of aged care.

Topics to be explored:
  • The Aged Care Legislated Review
  • Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes
  • The Residential Aged Care Funding Review
  • The Next Phase of Home Care Reform
  • The Senate Inquiry into the Aged Care Workforce
Who will attend?
Board Members, Chief Executives & Senior Management including CFOs, COOs and General Managers and Directors responsible for:
  • Residential Care
  • Home and Community Care
  • Strategy
  • Finance
  • Quality
  • Operations
  • ACFI
      This conference is the next in the Aged Care Roadmap series. This event series will bring together key sector leaders to assist providers in preparing for the impacts of the market based system and beyond.
We would love to hear which milestones you would like to see addressed in more detail across this event series. Contact Event Producer Katherine at

Attend to learn:

  • An open forum with the Minister & the Reviewers
  • Interactive sessions with the Department of Health & other policy leaders
  • Next steps for home & community care providers
  • Reform to come for residential care providers
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Key Speakers

Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP
Minister for Aged Care & Indigenous Health
Hon Julie Collins, MP
Shadow Minister, Ageing and Mental Health
Kate Carnell AO
Lead Reviewer
Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes
David Tune AO PSM
The Aged Care Section Committee


What People Are Saying

  • “There is nothing better than hearing people speak from their hearts about why aged care is important – the needs of consumers are the reason we work in aged care”

    Judy Gregurke
    National Manager Aged Care Reform, COTA Australia
  • “This conference comes at a time of great aged care reform, noticing that many of us in the business are both curious of opportunity and sceptical about probabilities the team of presenters allowed a greater view of the present direction. Highly informative well worth attendance!”

    Lisa Donnon
    Healthy Ageing Team Leader, Country Health South Australia Local Health Network
  • “Criterion go to a considerable effort to anticipate the sector needs, bringing together thought leaders and leading industry experts to share their knowledge and expertise.”

    Wendy Hill
    Head of Aged Care Propositions, KinCare


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    IRT Group is an aged care provider operating in NSW, ACT and QLD. We have 2,400 employees and operate five business units; residential care, retirement living, IRT at Home, IRT Catering and the IRT College, our training company.   Becoming an employer of choice was not something we intentionally set out to do. Rather it …

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  • Date: 9 May 2017  By: Greg Skelton

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