Alzheimer’s Australia NSW celebrated its 30th anniversary with an event at Parliament House in Sydney. A timeline and photo highlights included at the end of this story.
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A delegation of Aged and Community Services Australia members will go to Parliament next Wednesday to present a petition with about 5000 signatures and lobby federal MPs to hear the industry’s concerns.
The Agewell campaign’s day of action yesterday saw 140 aged care advocates fill the House of Representatives public gallery. At Parliament House for the event, AAA now explains what happened during QT and details the question that was ‘almost’ raised.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has thanked the 1,600 dementia advocates who sent her a heart shaped postcard requesting greater action and more funding, on Valentine’s day 2012.
The 28 organisations that make up the National Aged Care Alliance warn that the first steps toward reform MUST occur in the 2012-2013 budget, even in a ‘fiscally restrained environment.’
Shortly after Minister Butler’s promotion was announced, he addressed the media and answered questions on what the political move means to him. Read the transcript of his speech, the media’s questions and the minister’s responses.
National Seniors Australia is searching for members with a passion for politics to become activists and help the organisation get aged care reform over the line in 2012.
This week, the Federal Budget delivered the disappointment expected by many in the aged care sector.
National Seniors chief executive Michael O’Neill has delivered the views of older Australians to the Productivity Commission at Parliament House today.
Praise from the Minister was part of a diverse and challenging program at this year’s Aged Care Queensland annual conference. [incl. video interview with Minister in two parts]