NSW FAIR TRADING recently issued an alert about unauthorised USB-style chargers after the death in April of a woman from electrocution.
ON the first of July, things changed in aged care. Unfortunately, these changes are not about improvement in the quality of care for residents, they’re about improvements to the financial circumstances of aged care providers.
AFTER July, Australia will no longer have a Disability Discrimination Commissioner, when the current Commissioner Graeme Innes finishes his term.
FROM 1 August 2014 you will no longer be able to sign for credit or debit card purchases and a PIN will be required.
THE PUBLICLY run Australian Hearing is facing privatisation with the Australian Budget announcement of a “scoping study” to determine how it can be run by a private enterprise.