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MYEFO: What was in it for aged care?

The government has confirmed its aged care spend announced on the back of the royal commission’s interim report in December’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) but dashed hopes that there would be further funding for providers before Christmas. Last month, Prime ...

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Are you a little bit ageist?

I’m not ageist, but… That’s the train of thought an aged care provider wants Australians to consider this week. In support of International Human Rights Day on Tuesday, Benetas chief executive Sandra Hills asked Australians to unpack their preconceptions of older generations ...

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There’s a hole in the aged care funding bucket

The royal commission’s interim report, ominously titled Neglect, was released on 31 October. A great early Christmas present for all Australians, chosen especially with the government in mind. In response, Prime Minister Scott Morrison joined Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck, ...

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