Strategy & Risk
An Examination of Merger Success Factors in the Australian Not-for-Profit Aged and Community Care Sector
The major part of this article was drawn from the Masters in Business Research (with Honours) research dissertation of Indra Arunachalam, University of New England (2012). On the 20th of April 2012, the government announced its intend to deliver greater choice and better care to older Australians by unveiling a major aged care reform package. The Living Longer, Living Better Plan was in response to key issues, such as, the changing expectations and longer life expectancy of an ageing population, the expected increase in aged care costs and future workforce shortages.