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New funding woes for aged care: report

The majority of Australian residential aged care facilities are operating at a loss, and the situation is even more dire in regional and remote areas. New figures from StewartBrown reveal that 60 per cent of surveyed residential facilities recorded an ...

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Shoved US protester has skull fracture

A 75-year-old protester who struck his head on the pavement after being shoved back by police in the US city of Buffalo remains in hospital with a fractured skull, his lawyer says. Martin Gugino’s lawyer has told media outlets in ...

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Royal commission extends submissions deadline

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has announced it will extend the deadline for public submissions until July 31. The commission had recently announced it would expand its investigative scope to include the issues that have arisen ...

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NSW coroner to probe Newmarch virus deaths

The NSW coroner will investigate a spate of coronavirus-related deaths at a western Sydney aged care home. Newmarch House became the centre of a virus cluster in western Sydney when about 70 people became infected and 17 residents died after ...

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