The AMA says seniors and people with chronic diseases will bear the brunt of rising private health insurance premiums.
The Minister for Ageing announces a set of one-off grants for carer respite programs.
National Seniors criticises Government after budget fails to deliver on pension breakthrough.
Despite a quiet budget night, a senior industry official says the new Government is willing to work constructively with the sector.
Senior Labor figures have confirmed that the CAP will be extended in this year’s budget, according to reports.
The Minister for Ageing hints at respite reform as she announces an extension to NRCP and CCP funding.
The state government has provided funding to community organisations that provide activities for seniors.
The Minister for Ageing has released new findings on IT in aged care.
The Victorian Government has supported a new project to help younger people with disabilities move from residential aged care to appropriate supported accommodation.
Research from the Department of Health and Ageing predicts a new demographic phenomenon over the next forty years.
Industry and consumer groups raise concerns as the Government refuses to commit to the CAP in its first budget.
A raft of proposed changes to end discrimination against gay and lesbian couples will include aged care and veterans entitlements.
Nine new dementia-specific day care centres will be built throughout NSW.
The Victorian Government has launched a new telephone service for seniors suffering any form of abuse.