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Associate Prof. Nicole Sutton

Associate Prof. Nicole Sutton

Co-Founder of the UTS Aging Research Collaborative (UARC)

UTS Business School

Dr Nicole Sutton is a highly engaged researcher who delivers high-quality evidence that informs policy and practice across the aged care sector. As an Associate Professor of management accounting, Dr Sutton’s expertise concerns how governance and accountability systems influence organisations’ strategy, decision-making and performance. Much of Dr Sutton’s current work focuses on improving the sustainability of Australia’s aged care services. She is a co-founder of the UTS Aging Research Collaborative (UARC), where she is the co-lead of the Business & Strategy Theme and lead author of the highly cited biannual Australia’s Aged Care Sector report series. She leads major collaborative projects with industry, including the UTS-StewartBrown strategic research partnership, and frequently engages with government, industry and community groups. She is currently the Treasurer of Palliative Care NSW.



Panel: Boosting Financial Sustainability through Collaborative Advantage

  • Partnering with primary health networks, state health bodies and hospital programs to support post-acute and transitional care

  • Enhancing workforce capabilities through partnership with local job programs, education and training organisations

  • Creating a community with other aged care providers to share resources and help alleviate financial strain

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