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No place for ageism in the workforce

A social advocacy organisation has called for urgent upgrading of employment services following the release the 2018 Jobs Availability Snapshot. Executive director of Anglicare Australia Kasy Chambers said that a new approach was needed to help people find work. “The job ...

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Tackling gaps in workers’ advance care planning knowledge

Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) has joined forces with Queensland Health and QUT to educate health professionals about palliative care. The team will host a seminar covering topics like advance care planning across sectors, legal considerations and implementation. Austin Health manager of ...

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Eastern cultures more liberal about death

When people think about ageing and aged care, inevitably they are faced with having to consider the mortality of a loved one. It’s a topic not often discussed. In fact, we actively avoid it. And in failing to confront our ...

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Carers find it hard to identify themselves

A new initiative has been launched to connect Australia’s largest unpaid workforce with resources, especially in rural and regional areas. Embracing Carers, released during National Carers Week, is a global movement to recognise the role of carers worldwide, and provide ...

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