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ACCPA proposes new aged care working visa

Aged care providers have proposed the federal government establish a specific visa for skilled migrants to deliver 24/7 registered nurses to facilities. This morning, the Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) submitted policy proposals to the government to amend the reform ...

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Labor breaks 24/7 nursing deadline

Labor has admitted it will miss its self-imposed deadline to have 24/7 registered nurses on-site at every Australian aged care home in a significant about-face on an election promise. Aged Care Minister Anika Wells has said the sector is "thousands ...

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Concerns raised over new home care package rules

The federal government has rejected accusations it limited access to medication and walking assistance in its updated Home Care Package manual. On Tuesday, The Daily Telegraph reported that the government's new guidelines, which were issued on January 13, had slashed home care support for ...

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