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ABC’s Anne Connolly investigates on the new aged care laws

ABC’s Anne Connolly investigates on the new aged care laws

ByAged Care Reform NowApr 17, 2024
New Australian aged care laws: will older Australians finally be heard? The Australian government is poised to pass sweeping reforms to aged care in the form of a new Aged Care Act. These changes …

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Petition opposes superannuation use for aged care, calls for stronger act

Petition opposes superannuation use for aged care, calls for stronger act

ByAged Care Reform NowApr 14, 2024
A petition is circulating that strongly opposes government proposals for aged care reform. The petition emphasises that older Australians deserve high-quality care as a human right after a lifetime of working and paying taxes. …

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Taskforce Report on Aged Care Funding Leaves More Questions than Answers

Taskforce Report on Aged Care Funding Leaves More Questions than Answers

ByAged Care Reform NowMar 13, 2024
The Aged Care Taskforce (Taskforce) Final Report (Report) has been released, containing 23 recommendations for the Government to consider regarding how aged care is funded. The Taskforce states that the recommendations support a ‘sustainable’ …

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Sarah Holland-Batt responds to the funding recommendation of the Aged Care Taskforce

Sarah Holland-Batt responds to the funding recommendation of the Aged Care Taskforce

ByAged Care Reform NowMar 13, 2024
Aged Care Reform Now patron and aged care advocate Sarah Holland-Batt was featured in the Guardian with an opinion piece responding to the recommendations of the Aged Care task force. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2024/mar/12/royal-commission-aged-care-medicare-levy-benefits In it Holland-Batt …

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Is the star rating system working?

ByAged Care Reform NowFeb 16, 2024
The ABC is doing a story about two issues in aged care: Has your loved one been involved in a serious incident which was reported to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission but …

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Send your Christmas Wishlist for Aged Care Reform to your Local MP

Send your Christmas Wishlist for Aged Care Reform to your Local MP

ByAged Care Reform NowDec 18, 2023
We are at a critical point in the aged care reform process. The government released it’s draft of the new Aged Care Act for consultation this month and they are seeking feedback right now. …

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Anika Wells MP, Minister for Aged Care replies to Aged Care Roundtable

Anika Wells MP, Minister for Aged Care replies to Aged Care Roundtable

ByAged Care Reform NowDec 16, 2023
Aged Care Reform Now were instrumental in driving an aged care roundtable at Parliament House, Canberra, convened by Greens Senator, Janet Rice, on 10th March 2023. The focus of discussion was what a human …

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Advocating for compassionate aged care

Advocating for compassionate aged care

BySarah Holland-BattDec 12, 2023
How can Australia achieve a safe and compassionate aged care system that we might one day be willing to enter? And how can we improve the quality of life for older Australians in our …

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