The Australians deserve to age well campaign is driven by a alliance of organisations in the aged care sector who recognise the urgent need for reform.

The alliance includes:


Aged and Community Services Australia: Leading Aged & Community Care

Alzheimer’s Australia

Alzheimer’s Australia is the peak body for people with dementia and their families and carers. It provides advocacy, support services, education and information.

Anglicare Australia

Anglicare Australia is a nationwide network of locally based Anglican organisations serving the needs of their communities.

Association of Independent Retirees Limited

The Association of Independent Retirees (A.I.R) Ltd is a national not for profit, non-political organisation that works to advance and protect the interests and independent lifestyle of Australians in or approaching retirement.

Attendant Care Industry Association

The Attendant Care Industry Association (ACIA) is the peak body for attendant care service providers operating across Australia. ACIA was established to support service providers to achieve positive outcomes for older people and people with disabilities of all ages who require support to remain living at home or in their community.

Australian and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine

The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine is the professional society for geriatricians and other medical practitioners with an interest in medical care of older people

Australian Association of Gerontology

Expanding knowledge of ageing to improve the experience of ageing.

Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association

The AHHA is the peak independent membership body for all publicly funded healthcare services in Australia.

Australian Medicare Local Alliance

Australian Medicare Local Alliance (AML Alliance) is a new national, government funded not-for-profit company which has been established to spearhead an organised system for primary health care across the country through a network of 61 primary health care organisations called Medicare Locals (MLs).

Australian Nursing Federation

The Australian Nursing Federation is the industrial and professional organisation for nurses, midwives and assistants in nursing.

Australian Physiotherapy Association

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients.

Baptist Care Australia

Baptist Care Australia represents the network of Baptist aged care and welfare providers across Australia.

Carers' Australia

Carers Australia is the national peak body representing and advocating for Australia’s 2.6 million carers.

Catholic Health Australia

Catholic Health Australia is the largest single grouping of non-government health, aged and community care services in Australia.

COTA Australia

The leading national organisation advocating for the rights, needs and interests of older people.

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The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is the leader in nutrition for better food, better health and wellbeing for all.

Diversional Therapy Australia

Diversional Therapy Australia is the national professional body representing diversional therapists and recreation, lifestyle and leisure workers.

Health Services Union

The Health Services Union (HSU) is a specialist health and aged care union, proudly representing over 70 000 health and aged care workers across Australia.

Leading Age Services Australia

Leading Age Services Australia is the new national peak organisation for all providers of care, services and accommodation for older Australians.

Legacy Australia

Legacy – caring for over 100,000 widows and 1,800 children and disabled dependants of deceased and incapacitated veterans since 1923.

Lutheran Aged Care Australia

The Lutheran Church has been involved in providing quality aged care services to Australians since the 1930s.


NACCHO is the national peak body for Aboriginal health. It is entrusted to represent the needs and interests of Aboriginal health on behalf of its members in the national arena.

National Presbyterian Aged Care Network

The National Presbyterian Aged Care Network represents the state-based aged care organisations of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, covering all states of Australia and the ACT.

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The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) is the peak non-government organisation for rural and remote health.

National Stroke Foundation

The National Stroke Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.

Occupational Therapy Australia

Occupational Therapy Australia is the professional association for occupational therapists. Our mission is to provide member benefits through access to local professional support and resources and through opportunities to contribute to, and shape, professional excellence.

Palliative Care Australia

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is the peak national organisation representing the interests and aspirations of those who share the ideal of quality care at the end of life for all.

Pharmacy Guild of Australia

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is the national peak body representing community pharmacy as the most appropriate primary provider of health care to the community through optimum therapeutic use of medicines, medicine management and related services.

Returned & Services League of Australia

The RSL was founded in 1916 with the primary purpose of supporting and ensuring the well-being of serving and ex-service Defence Force members and their families. The RSL also engages with Government and other organisations to ensure a secure and progressive future for Australia.

Royal College of Nursing Australia

The Royal College of Nursing (RCNA) is Australia’s peak professional nursing organisation, is the Australian member of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and is a national membership organisation open to nurses and nursing students in all areas of the profession.

United Voice

United Voice is a union of workers campaigning for fair wages for aged care workers and quality care for older Australians.

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