EVERY BUDGET CUT THE LIBS HAVE TRIED TO MAKE TO OLDER AUSTRALIANS

May 08, 2018


Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison are responsible for massive cuts to older Australians, including to aged care. The Liberals have cut more than $2 billion from residential aged care and dumped Labor’s $1.2 billion Workforce Compact and Supplement.

This included a massive $1.2 billion cut to aged care in the 2016 Budget.

105,000 vulnerable older Australians have been left waiting for care at home because of Turnbull and Morrison’s inability to tackle the aged care crisis.

As the number of older Australians joining the waitlist for home care grew by tens-of-thousands, the Turnbull Government did nothing of substance to fix the crisis.

Nothing will make up for years of harsh cuts to older Australians by the Abbott-Turnbull Government.

Let’s not forget that before the 2013 election the Liberals promised “no cuts to pensions”.

Then in every single Budget