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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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AI funding to upgrade quality in aged sector

Australia's major scientific research organisation has granted researchers from Victoria University over a million dollars to speed up the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in aged care. CSIRO's funding will go to five PhD projects looking to reduce falls and ...

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Urgent visa change to fill aged care gap

The government will fast-track the processing of 60,000 permanent visa applications by overseas skilled workers in a bid to fill urgent staff shortages in health and aged care. The move comes as research shows that labour shortages in aged care ...

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