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IGR: an optimistic view

Last week’s Intergenerational Report (IGR) release projected Australia’s population to age over the next 40 years – and it’s not a problem. Chief of The Centre for Optimism Victor Perton said it was essential to recognise the future of ageing as an ...

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New program will help CALD dementia caregivers

A new research project will aim to provide support and resources for dementia patient carers from culturally diverse backgrounds. Flinders University released a new program aimed at developing a support system that addresses numerous problems faced by people with dementia ...

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Aged care workers receive a pay increase

More than 250,000 aged care workers in Australia are set to receive a 15 per cent wage increase after the government allocated $11.3 billion to fund pay rises in its federal budget. The increase applies to direct care aged care workers ...

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