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Australia’s aged care workforce under strain amid international bordure closure, provider warns

RSL Lifecare chief executive Graham Millett says staffing constraints will become the sector’s biggest issue in the next year

One of the country’s major aged care providers has warned international border restrictions are beginning to cause acute workforce problems, which will only get worse in the next 18 months.

The federal government last month took steps to alleviate the pressure on the aged care workforce, relaxing working-hour rules for student visa holders if they work in the sector during the pandemic.

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