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Aged care overlooked in the election campaign

Franking credits, negative gearing, economic management and climate change have dominated the federal election campaign but there has been little focus on aged care.

Aged care is currently being probed by a Royal Commission but the interim report isn’t due until October this year.

National Seniors chief advocate Ian Henschke tells Mark action is needed now and he wants both sides of politics to promise at least $2 billion to pay for home care packages.

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