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Deeming rates too high?

CPSA was asked why the deeming rates had stayed as high as they have, even though the Reserve Bank’s cash rate has gone down.

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Family home exemptions when going into a nursing home

CPSA regularly gets inquiries about what happens to the family home when you go into a nursing home.

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Aged Care Standards set to be watered down even further

The Australian Government has released a paper proposing massive changes to the way the quality of aged care is measured. Currently, there are different Aged Care Standards used to assess care delivered at home and care delivered in a nursing home, but this distinction will be axed under the new proposal called the Single Aged Care Quality Framework.

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How dental waiting lists work in NSW

If you want your teeth or dentures seen to by the public dental health system there are three hurdles, two of which are waiting lists.

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The road safety crisis that wasn’t

Despite data stretching back ten years saying otherwise, in 2016 the then NSW Roads Minister and the current NSW Police Assistant-Commissioner in charge of road traffic claimed that the risk of serious injury and death for older drivers was increasing.

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NSW Fire Service Levy concession

Legislation for the NSW Fire Service Levy (FSL) is before the Parliament.

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