Who works in aged care? There are over 150,000 of us and we are proud of the work we do. Our work is care We are born Australians, new Australians And soon-to-be Australians. We come from every background you could imagine We have skill sets that you can’t imagine. We work every day and we work every night We work Christmas day, Australia day Sundays to Saturday we work through hurricanes, flood and fire Because our work is care. We clean, we cook, we nurse, we bathe, we talk, we laugh and sometimes we cry as well our work is care We care for your grandmother your grandfather your aunt and uncle Your mum, and dad your friends your sisters and brothers and one day there is a good chance. We will care for you, too Because our work is care, and we are proud of the work we do. All of us together.