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Be careful what you wish for this Christmas

What can we learn from overseas experience with care markets? For those interested in developing Australian aged care into what the Aged Care Roadmap has termed “a consumer-driven market-based system”, it is time to look to the US. This market has ...

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ANMF supports better wages in nursing homes

As nursing home staff in Victoria campaign for higher staffing levels and better wages, the Federal Office of Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has said it will stand in solidarity with its colleagues. Federal Secretary Annie Butler said it ...

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The issue of our age

Australia’s population is growing older at a faster rate than ever before, so experts are sounding off now on the best ways to manage this unprecedented demographic shift. By Angela Tufvesson.  Experts in aged care and public policy came together ...

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Care services to balloon

Australia’s ageing population will turn up the demand for care services, a new report on the care services workforce suggests. According to the multimedia Environmental Scan (EScan 2013), released by Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council (CS&HISC), health expenditure ...

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