Recent data has shown a disconnect between the demand for care work in Australia and the salaries that are being offered, compared to occupations with similar levels of demand.

Research suggests that this disconnect could stem from negative societal perceptions around care work, and there is work to be done to alleviate these stigmas.

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Produced By: Isaac Brogan

Featured In Story: Dr Asmita Manchha, University of Queensland School of Psychology

First aired on The Wire, Monday 18 September 2023