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Budget 2018-19: the sector reacts

Aged care was touted as a key focus for Government in the 2018–19 Budget; in the lead-up to yesterday’s release, media reports promised a slew of funding measures. So how did the sector fair? While key industry stakeholders continue to pick through ...

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NHMRC announces dementia research budget

Plans include grants, campaign to attract talent from other fields. The NHMRC has unveiled plans for how the $200 million Boosting Dementia Research budget measure will be spent. This includes the opening of the new Dementia Research Grants Scheme, worth ...

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COTA, LASA lukewarm on Budget

Medicare co-payment, changes to pension and aged-care payroll tax biggest gripes. “Measures in the budget simply tinker around the edges without putting in place any sustainable measures to plan for the demographic change,” seniors advocate Ian Yates has said. In ...

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