Pearce MHR Pearce says families searching for aged care services can access GEN link

Pearce MHR Christian Porter.
Pearce MHR Christian Porter.

FAMILIES searching for aged care services close to home will find information on a new government website.

Ellenbrook-based Member for Pearce Christian Porter said the GEN link had details of 73 aged-care zones across Australia.

“Whether you’re an individual or a family looking for aged care information, or a company looking to develop care services, GEN is a new-generation internet tool,” he said.

“It will also benefit students, researchers and local governments, in fact, anyone or any group needing aged care data.”

The GEN website was created from databases including ABS and census data, collected from regional and metropolitan centres.

“Like many people, I am no computer whiz but even I find this website easy to use,” he said.

“This is the first time the information contained in this innovative tool has been stored in a central location.”

For more information, visit www.GEN-agedcaredata.gov.au.

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