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Aged care royal commission: day one

“The hallmark of a civilised society is how it treats its most vulnerable people and our elderly are often amongst our most physically, emotionally and financially vulnerable.” These were some of the final words from commissioner Richard Tracey on the ...

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2019: What’s in store for the aged care sector

MYEFO funding increases, the workforce strategy taskforce, aged care quality standards legislation and, most importantly, public awareness. These are some positives to come from a tough 2018 for the aged care sector, according to industry representatives. For the coming year, ...

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Check yourself before you wreck yourself

Today, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Ken Wyatt announced a new free online life check website to help us all see 100 years old. “We should be aiming to live well to 100 or more,” said Wyatt. “We’re ...

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