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St Basil’s aged care managers face court

Managers of a Melbourne aged care home where 50 residents died during a Covid-19 outbreak have argued against giving evidence as it would lead to a ‘dress rehearsal’ for criminal charges, a court has been told. Former chairman of St Basil’s Kon Kontis ...

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Celebrating cultural diversity in aged care

Some of Australia's largest aged care providers have been recognised for their contributions to cultural inclusivity and diversity. Around 100 industry leaders attended the first Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards earlier this month, which celebrates the provision of culturally ...

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Fighting age discrimination at work: podcast

One in five older Australians are experiencing age discrimination in the workplace affecting their mental health and creating serious obstacles in finding a new jobs. Associate Professor Alysia Blackman from the University of Melbourne says ageism and stereotyping can impact ...

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Aged care costs could double by 2060

The ‘declining’ financial sustainability of Australia’s aged care sector will see taxpayer costs for services double over the next 40 years, according to a new report. Researchers from the UTS Ageing Research Collaborative (UARC) published a new independent discussion paper ...

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