Care workforce inquiry

This story was first published on Tuesday 9 March 2021. If you wish to use this content, please contact to confirm that the information is still current.

On 9 March 2021, the National Skills Commissioner, Adam Boyton, was tasked by the Prime Minister to undertake an in-depth study on the factors affecting the supply and demand of care workers both in the near term and longer term to 2050. The report is expected to be completed by September 2021, to inform the Australian Government’s care workforce strategy.

To assist with the inquiry, the National Skills Commission will consult with interested parties and call for submissions. Further details of the scope of the inquiry, including  timelines will be available shortly.

As more information becomes available it will be included on the National Skills Commission’s website. In the meantime, please contact with specific questions.