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Australians remember ancestors in France

Australians say it was an honour and a privilege to be at the Centenary of Armistice commemoration in northern France. About 1500 people attended the service at the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, near the city of Amiens, on Sunday. ...

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Aged care providers urged to publish sanctions

Aged care providers are being urged to prominently publish their shortcomings and sanctions so families can make informed decisions about where to send their loved ones. Former South Australian Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore is pushing for legislative changes to force aged-care ...

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Sector applauds remote aged care workforce accord

Aged care providers have welcomed a unified voice for remote and very remote services. Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Ken Wyatt said the industry-led accord, made up of experienced providers and organisations, recognises the unique challenges of providing ...

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Six-minute GP consultations mooted: report

A taskforce has reportedly proposed setting a minimum of six minutes for GP consultations to ensure bulk-billing practices don’t pass patients through too quickly. The current standard sets 20 minutes for a consultation with the GP receiving a $37 rebate ...

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