Our population is ageing, our taxpayer base is shrinking rapidly, our residential aged care sector is in a death spiral (facing a fifth successive year of significant aggregate operating losses) and national debt is at a historic high post-COVID.

Yet taxpayers are still funding residential aged care for those who can otherwise afford it.

In my latest column for Business News, I discuss the issue of aged care funding as Boomers move into the next stage of their lives and argue that the time has come for the federal government to start having this conversations with Australian voters. 

You can read more on this controversial issue in link below. Just head to page 53. (Please note that this is behind a paywall and requires a Business News subscription to read in full).

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