Productivity Commission report suggests new visa subclass to boost aged care workforce

  The Productivity Commission has released a new report recommending that the Australian government establish a new visa subclass for aged and disability care workers. The report notes that while 30% of aged care workers are migrants, less than 1% are sponsored for employment in the sector. Instead, 38% of migrants in care services are […]

Part-time household services scheme to include basic minding of children and Aged Care

SINGAPORE – Basic child-minding and elder-minding services will be included in the Household Services Scheme (HSS) under a two-year pilot programme, the Ministry of Manpower said.        From Wednesday, companies under the pilot can hire more migrant workers to provide these part-time services to households. Currently, 140 companies provide household services to more than 21,000 homes […]

Faith-based networks push for personal care workers to be added to migration list

Catholic Health Australia, Uniting NSW.ACT and UnitingCare Australia are using the second day of the Jobs & Skills Summit to call for the addition of personal care workers to the skilled migration occupation list as an immediate way of plugging the gap in the aged care workforce.        A CHA study has found that […]

Mass exodus of aged care staff expected: Survey

Half of the sector’s workers are reportedly planning to leave in the next three years due to low pay and stress, with 64,000 set to quit by June 2023.           Up to 139,000 aged care workers are planning to leave the sector by the end of 2026, a new workforce survey suggests. The CompliSpace Aged […]

Wesley Mission to close all Sydney aged care homes over workforce constraints

Wesley Mission has announced the closure of all its Sydney aged care homes due to challenges in attracting and retaining staff. Facilities at Sylvania, Carlingford and Narrabeen are expected to close at the end of May, causing upheaval for nearly 200 residents and their families. CEO and superintendent Reverend Stu Cameron said the decision was […]

Festival Abroad

The Groworx Festival Abroad is a celebration of healthcare students who have completed their training. This festival is a tribute to their hard work and dedication in completing the program and a celebration of the next step of their journey in providing quality care to the elderly community in Australia.  

Preparing for a career abroad

Jane Cabel shares her experience with Groworx training, the key to unlocking her full potential in the healthcare industry.  

Groworx Careworker Caravan

Empowering Care Workers, One Community at a Time! The Groworx Careworker Caravan attracts a crowd of enthusiastic applicants who want to be part of our free training program. We believe that by providing accessible healthcare training to aspiring caregivers, we can uplift communities and create positive change.  

Opportunity Has Knocked

Opportunity has knocked in Australia with Groworx leading the charge in revolutionizing the aged care industry through innovative recruitment, training, and deployment solutions for compassionate caregivers.