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Full interview: PM Scott Morrison promises aged care funding announcement in 2019

The Prime Minister is calling for a new culture of respect for older Australians in the wake of the Royal Commission.

More funding for in-home aged care places and curbing the use of chemical restraints are among the recommendations in the commission’s interim report.

Scott Morrison will make a decision on the recommendations by the end of the year, but has told Neil Mitchell, things needs to change.

“We know there’s a lot more work to do, and we need a new culture of respect for older Australians,” he said.

FULL INTERVIEW: Among the agenda items…

  • Our mental health and aged crises
  • Protesters
  • China
  • Press freedom

Click PLAY to hear Prime Minister Scott Morrison join Neil Mitchell via phone from Brisbane