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Australian Meals on Wheels Association (AMOWA) is calling on the Federal Government for $5million to relieve some of the financial pressures on the organisation, which is funded mainly by its users.
SPONSORED STORY - There’s little that is not changing at TriCare; new renovations, refurbishments, construction’s and IT systems are ensuring the family owned and operated aged care provider is set for the future.
An independent review into The Makk and McLeay Nursing Home at the Older Person’s Mental Health Service in Oakden, South Australia found 13 ‘serious issues’ had not been addressed, causing the State Government to announce its closure immediately.
The Government is welcoming feedback as part of its review on the national strategies that support the aged care needs of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) communities.
Aiming to give older LGBTIQ South Australians a voice, Council on the Ageing (COTA) SA has joined forces with the SA Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA) to form a consumer-led LGBTIQ movement.
Uncovering key moments and stories, and never-before-seen photographs are just some of the ways a five-year state wide initiative is providing Queenslanders with opportunities to learn and contribute to bringing history to life and a renewed WWI and Anzac legacy for …
Choosing a different focus for its ANZAC Day commemorations each year, this year RSL LifeCare in Narrabeen commemorates the service of women who served and died in all wars and conflicts.
RSL National President Robert Dick has assured South Australians ANZAC services are not at risk, despite RSL South Australia’s state branch of the Returned and Services League been placed into administration last week.
Over 90 commissioned paintings depicting iconic Newcastle and Lake Macquarie locations and scenes are the finishing touch to Anglicare’s Kilpartrick Court in Toronto, NSW.
A variety of options for residential aged care funding are being considered with the release of the Alternative Aged Care Assessment, Classification System and Funding Models report.
News from Every Australian Counts
Making sure the NDIS is rolled out fairly and equitably with direct input from people with disability is a priority for our Disability Commissioner Alastair McEwen over the next five years.
What is the new Specialist Disability Accommodation Rule and what does it mean for people with disability under the NDIS?
In the first cast change in over a decade, Julia, a 4-year-old girl with Autism, will soon permanently join the Muppets cast, tackling a growing playground problem for many Australian kids.
Pressure is growing on coastal councils to make beaches more accessible for everyone, including wheelchair users.
The NDIS is for all Australians with disability – no matter their cultural background or where they live. But these factors can present unique opportunities and challenges when it comes to NDIS service provision, so it’s important to have a plan in place.
The Every Australian Counts campaign director today thanked National Disability Insurance Agency CEO David Bowen for his substantial contribution to improving the lives of people with disability throughout his career.
With the review into NDIS costs happening now and the Federal Budget coming up in May, we need to remind our decision makers and the Productivity Commission that while dollars are important, people count too.
The WA Government has released the long awaited evaluation report comparing the WA NDIS and NDIS models – a month after announcing it would go ahead with a state based model nationally consistent with other states and territories.
The Productivity Commission has released an Issues Paper as the first step in its review of NDIS costs.
Disability discrimination commissioners past and present came together this week in a compelling interview supporting the NDIS.
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