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CPSA Summer campaign: air conditioning subsidy

THE Minister for Social Housing has responded to CPSA’s letter urging the NSW Government to fit air conditioners in all social housing dwellings located in areas that experience prolonged periods of high temperatures.

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Banking Royal Commission reports

THE interim report of the Banking Royal Commission is a down-to-earth account of what went wrong in the financial services industry.

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What the Aged Care Royal Commission will do: in plain English.

THE terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care are broad and fair. The Royal Commission can investigate anything it wants.

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Aged care sector makes clean-ish breast of it

A ONE-PAGE Department of Health statistical report on aged care was leaked to a journalist at the Courier-Mail. This report contained some astonishing statistics, which show how bad things actually are in residential aged care, but which also show that when the Australian Aged Care Accreditation Agency and the Complaints Commissioner went looking, they found a lot more than they had in previous years.

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76% on wrong Home Care Package

AFTER all the excitement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care being announced, the spotlight seems to be on nursing homes, but the entire aged care system, including community aged care, is in crisis.

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Five billion reasons for mandated staff ratios

THE Australian Medical Association (AMA) has joined the mandatory-staff-to-residents-ratio camp.

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