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FWA will hinder workforce: union

Tribunal says government funding levels are a significant consideration when employers make wage decisions. Aged care will struggle to attract dedicated workers following a Fair Work Australia decision, a union has said. United Voice asked the industrial tribunal to allow ...

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Providers support PwC report

Leading providers issue statements of support for report that called for single peak body 2011 is a momentous time for change and the new report from ACCV and ACQ could be a much-needed catalyst for new industry representation. Valerie Lyons, ...

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Peak bodies respond to PwC report

ACSA and ACAA respond to new report on industry representation The two national aged care associations have responded to the issues presented in the ACCV/ACQ paper released last week, which argues a single united peak body would better serve the ...

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Dementia deaths continue to rise

ABS data shows dementia the third biggest killer in Australia Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are claiming more than twice as many Australian lives than they did a decade ago, new data has found. According to the latest Causes of Death ...

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Further pressure for merger

The new ACCV/ACQ paper echoes many of the findings of a previous Bupa survey, which was exclusively reported on by INsite last year Eighty per cent of providers want one body to represent all aged care facilities in Australia on ...

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Campaign for single peak body steps up

A new report from ACCV and ACQ finds the case for a single national aged care association is compelling The divisive issue of whether the aged care industry would be better served with a single national peak body – representative ...

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Getting there

The report sets out what needs to happen for the proposed move to a single peak body to be successful While the report from Aged and Community Care Victoria (ACCV) and Aged Care Queensland (ACQ) sets out a strong argument ...

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The options

There are two possible forms a single aged care peak body could take, the ACCV/ACQ report says There are two main models that present the most viable option for a move to a single, national aged care peak body, the ...

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