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Is there anyone responsible here? opinion

Perhaps the most frightening feature of the pandemic year of 2020 for those with an interest in age care was the Covid-19 mortality rate amongst the residents and staff of care homes. Caught first by the rapid international spread of ...

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Nurses, carers win in aged care reforms

A $1.2 billion workforce compact between government, providers and unions hopes to turn around the poor wages and working conditions in Australian aged care. By Darragh O Keeffe and Natasha Egan. The federal government’s aged care reforms are a victory ...

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Budget missed opportunity to close gap

Aged care funding must close the nurse wage gap, says union. Last week’s federal budget failed to include a number of key workforce issues which would help deliver quality care for older Australians, says the ANF Yvonne Chaperon, ANF assistant ...

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