Doubling Taxes For Quality Aged Care?

Nearly 90 per cent of Australians believe the four percent of income taxes allocated to fund aged care should be increased substantially, with most agreeing it should be more than doubled.

That’s according to new research released on Thursday that was commissioned by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Safety and Quality to explore views on how aged care should be funded.

The Daily was joined by Julie Ratcliffe, a professor in health economics at the Caring Futures Institute and one of the authors of this study to discuss these findings.

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