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10,000 extra home care packages in MYEFO is great news for older Australians, who are Safer at Home
Winner of tackling ageism award announced
Aged care homes “must not ruin Christmas” by barring visitors
Aged care medication going unchecked
Older Australians locked out of workforce rely on Covid-19 JobSeeker supplement
Council on Ageing welcomes release of Final Report of Retirement Income Review as an objective foundation
Dementia peak body welcomes extension of Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line
COVID-19 support line extended and expanded
Want to wait less at bus stop? Beware real-time updates
Seniors Week 2020
Budget delivers some good news for older Australians, but other things are missing
Safer at Home: Australians deserve to get care at home as soon as they need it
Carers Australia supports Safer at Home campaign and calls for increased support for carers
Aged care visits must be restored and funded in
Get on board this Seniors Week 2020 with free bus travel
Consumer groups outline 10 key points for future of aged care in Australia
Older Canberrans need help with Zoom and Skype to reduce isolation during COVID-19
Council on Ageing expresses deep concern at politicisation of Retirement Income Review – Informed and mature public
Call for stimulus payment for pensioners after indexation goes backwards
Milestone Seniors Week brings new opportunities to celebrate
Failures in aged care must result in change
Aged care providers with COVID-19 cases, and Department, must be open and transparent to ensure public confidence
JobKeeper and JobSeeker announcement welcomed, but reintroduction of Liquid Assets Waiting Period must be dropped
New Home Care packages a welcome but small step forward but delay
New ACT Seniors’ Card now online
COTA At Home Guide launched to help combat elder abuse
Winners of Innovation Challenge to help future proof Australia’s healthcare system announced
4 Corners report into Newmarch House demonstrates lessons from which all aged care providers and governments must
Funding boost to help combat elder abuse in community
Seniors Week goes virtual in 2020
Australians urged to stay vigilant as COVID-19 toll climbs to 100
Liquid Assets Waiting Period for JobSeeker payments must be abolished to save many tens of thousands from falling
Welcome $205 million funding boost will help meet costs of extra staff time and hygiene control
Consultation on draft Aged Care Visitor Access Code
Record issuance of debit cards to help isolated or vulnerable customers
New hotline for older Australians during COVID-19 pandemic launched
Older Australians support Government’s “strong advice” for vulnerable Australians to remain indoors
Aged care funding injection a welcome response to challenges COVID-19 poses for aged care providers
Safety – respect – compassion
Retirement Income Review must prioritise a simpler, fairer
ACOSS/UNSW report highlights need to increase Newstart and ensure age pension is sufficient
Action on aged care, health, retirement income and employment is central to older Australians needs
COTA’s calls for choice and control reinforced by new home care research
MYEFO confirms aged care commitments but structural aged care reforms must continue
Rental market leaves pensioners out in cold in new affordability report
New $537 million aged care package a strong down payment towards improved aged care
Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report provides Government mandate to commence transformation
Supporting Tasmania’s Active Ageing Plan