Aged care providers in South Australia are ramping up a grassroots campaign to lobby Coalition MPs over the Federal Government’s cessation of the Aged Care Payroll Tax Supplement and are leaflet dropping in key electorates including that of senior minister Christopher Pyne.
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Friday’s news wrap includes: Peak bodies meet new minister; seniors wanted for social connectedness survey; minister and state peak CEO debate the ceased payroll-tax subsidy; and competition to encourage creative dementia therapies.
Some issues and questions from a peak provider group for Parliamentarians who are considering and debating the five bills before the Parliament which underpin the Government’s Living Longer Living Better aged care reforms.
Minister Butler has confirmed on radio there will be a $300 million budgeted funding increase for the sector in 2012/13. But ACSA-SA CEO, Paul Carberry, says that ‘macro’ figure is merely a smokescreen.