Tag: Scott Morrison

Bonus payment of $800 unlikely to stem aged care staff exodus

The Prime Minister has used his address at the National Press Club earlier today to formally announce two $400 payments to be paid to...
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Govt still unclear about who will need to be vaccinated under new mandate

A week after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that all aged care workers must have at least one...

Aged care set to be the centrepiece of next month’s Budget

The aged care industry has called for a strategic overview backed by effective funding at next month’s Australian Budget.

Updated: Prepare now for serious incident response scheme: Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner

An Australian serious incident mandatory reporting scheme for abuse and psychological harm – including from other residents – will take effect...

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.

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...

Queensland nurses launch TV campaign condemning Morrison government’s handling of aged care

In a television advertisement released today, the Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union (QNMU) expose Mr Morrison as the politician responsible for critical...

Funding package for aged care to protect against COVID-19

Aged care has received a funding boost to support efforts to protect vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with chronic...

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