The new Support at Home Program

Keeping up to date

Are you aware of where to find the information and updates regarding Aged Care updates – including reform works, regular updates and opportunities for engagement?

Engagement Hub

In the Engagement Hub you can get involved in the reforms and help drive change in aged care in Australia.

Newsletters and Alerts

To stay up to date with Newsletters and Alerts for the aged care sector – you should subscribe. News, newsletters and alerts starting from 2019 are contained there, and you can search for previous announcements vie that Department of Health’s web archive.

We encourage you to subscribe to both of these websites to ensure that you receive current and timely information – which is critical as we proceed through the reforms.

Resources and Publications

Concepts for a new framework for regulating aged care

This is the first step in the public consultation process for developing a new regulatory framework to support the future aged care system. The Concept Design Paper (dated 8 Feb 2022).

Support at Home Program Overview

This Paper provides an overview of the proposed design for the new Support at Home Program. Support at Home will start in July 2023 (dated 6 Jan 2022).

Support at Home Program Summary for senior Australians, their family and carers

This document compares current in-home aged care programs with the Support at Home Program (dated 22 Jan 2022.


There have been a number of Webinars for CHSP providers addressing the roadmap, the status of Support at Home regulation development, timeframes, and sequencing – recordings available here Webinars

These have included:

Support at Home Program and Regulation Update – 9 February 2022

Digital Transformation Tech Talk Webinars

Webinar for Sector Support and Development (SSD) Providers – 2022-23 Activities – 24 March 2022- 

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