Fact sheet

Younger people in residential aged care: progress towards government targets - December 2022

Housing for people with disability Residential care People with disability Youth Australia

This fact sheets shows there are 2,934 Australians with disability under 65 living in aged care. They are referred to as younger people in residential aged care (YPIRAC).

In 2019, the federal government committed to getting them out once and for all, and to prevent more from moving in. New Minister for the NDIS, Bill Shorten, has committed to the YPIRAC Strategy. However, meeting the targets cannot be taken for granted.

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