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Reportable assaults, sex attacks in nursing homes up 27%

"There were 2,862 serious assaults and sex attacks on nursing home residents over 2015/2016 according to a report published by the Australian Government. This is an increase of 9 per cent compared with last year's statistic of 2,625 attacks", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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CPSA welcomes NSW Government’s commitment to the pensioner council rate rebate

“CPSA was pleased to receive a letter from NSW Local Government Minister Paul Toole today informing CPSA that, despite a draft recommendation by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to dismantle the pensioner council rate rebate system, the NSW Government will keep the pensioner council rate rebate”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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CPSA welcomes NSW Government’s commitment to upgrading the XPT regional rail fleet

"CPSA congratulates the NSW Government on fulfilling its commitment to improving rail services in rural and regional New South Wales with the allocation of $50 million to fast-track the upgrade of the XPT fleet" said Ellis Blaikie, Senior Policy Adviser.

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Cutting edge elder policy at CPSA’s 2016 Conference

CPSA 2016 Annual Conference is where CPSA’s campaigning agenda is set for the coming year with delegates from all over NSW converging on Sydney.

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Changes to super changes rob poor, give to rich

"The Government has caved in to the super rich by abandoning the $500,000 lifetime cap on after-tax contributions since 2007. It has replaced it with a cap of $300,000 every three years to a lifetime cap of $1.6 million", said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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