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Doctors call for death education in schools

Death education should be taught in the classroom to demystify ageing and dying among younger Australians, Queensland doctors have argued. Australian Medical Association Queensland said young people need to be educated about medical, legal and other issues that surround ageing ...

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Build it and they will come … or will they?

The Department of Health recently announced ACAR 2018–19 and that an invitation to apply for 13,500 residential aged care places, 775 short-term restorative care places and up to $60 million in capital grants is expected soon. Residential aged care (RAC) ...

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Budget 2018-19: the sector reacts

Aged care was touted as a key focus for Government in the 2018–19 Budget; in the lead-up to yesterday’s release, media reports promised a slew of funding measures. So how did the sector fair? While key industry stakeholders continue to pick through ...

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Be market ready or be left behind

From banking to private health, tertiary education, utilities, telecommunications and superannuation, over the last few decades Australia has seen the deregulation of whole sectors. Through these major changes, we have seen consolidation and a state of flux as sector participants ...

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