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Be careful what you wish for this Christmas

What can we learn from overseas experience with care markets? For those interested in developing Australian aged care into what the Aged Care Roadmap has termed “a consumer-driven market-based system”, it is time to look to the US. This market has ...

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$25m for older adult advocacy network

Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) has welcomed the launch of a strengthened support network for older Australians accessing aged care services. Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt yesterday launched the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) and said it would ...

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New Vic assisted dying laws Australian first

Victoria will offer Australia’s only lawful voluntary assisted-dying scheme in a move met with mixed emotion. The Labor government-proposed legislation, which will be accessible only to terminally ill Victorian adults with less than six months to live, won narrow support ...

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