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Results of the 2016–17 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) – Residential Aged Care Places and Capital Grants

May 2017
Department of Health

A total of 9,911 new residential aged care places were allocated across Australia in the 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR). These new places have an estimated annual recurrent funding value of $649 million. In addition, $64 million in capital grants has been allocated nationwide to help aged care providers to construct new or upgrade existing residential services. This dataset provides details of the allocations made to successful applicants (excluding deferred allocations) listed by state/territory, provider and Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3).