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Keating pitches HECS-style aged care loans

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has told the aged care royal commission it should consider recommending a HECS-style loan for older Australians to pay for their care. At today’s hearing, Keating said the approach was superior to a pre-funding model, ...

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Aged care funding under inquiry spotlight

Aged care providers aren’t properly revealing how they spend billions of dollars of federal government funding and a major overhaul of the sector is needed, the aged care royal commission has heard. A seven-day hearing is examining the sector’s financial ...

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Royal commission to extend into 2021

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has granted the aged care royal commission’s request for an extension. Originally meant to wrap up November, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will now deliver its final report by 26 February, 2021. ...

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