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National Aged Care Advisory Council members announced

Seventeen prominent Australians will provide advice on aged care issues and the implementation of the Government’s $17.7 billion reform agenda in response...

Restraint laws restricting use “as a last resort” introduced to parliament

The first laws to implement the recommendations of Australia’s Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety have been introduced into parliament.

Government’s response to the Royal Commission’s final report

Additional audits of residential aged care and home care and a fund for financially stressed providers will be rolled out immediately as...

Funding model still in limbo in Royal Commission’s final report

Australia’s $1 billion royal commission into aged care has failed to map out a consistent path to regulate and pay for quality...

Queensland nurses to rally outside politicians’ offices today

Rallies will be held today outside the offices of federal politicians to highlight conditions in Australian private aged care facilities.

Updated: Aged care vaccinations start next week – initial locations across Australia

Around 240 residential aged care facilities among the first to receive vaccinations in the first week, commencing Monday - February 22.

Campaign to fix aged care targets marginal seats

A new alliance between ACSA, LASA and the largest faith-based aged care providers has been established to fund a political campaign to...

Hunt and Colbeck to share responsibility for aged care

More hands to the wheel with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing that aged care will be elevated to cabinet and health minister...

Allied health funding to boost reablement in COVID-19 response

Allied health professionals will be paid more to visit residents in aged care under a funding boosts for mental health and other...

Staff retention bonuses extended as aged care gets political

Aged care funding and staffing is emerging as one of the key political issues in Australia, with the ALP promising for the...

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