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Older Australia at a glance: Australian Bureau of Statistics

What does the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) release say about older Australians?

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Round the clock nursing abolished in NSW nursing homes

The NSW Government has now rejected both the recommendations of an upper house inquiry into nurses in nursing homes and a broad-based community capaign to have the RN 24/7 requirement reinstated.

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Unpaid super costing taxpayers

Who loses out the most when employees aren't paid the super they're entitled to? You, the taxpayer.

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Oakden nursing home accreditation reviewed

Yet another review into aged care following horrific allegations of resident abuse and neglect. No doubt it will come to the same conclusion as those before it, that this was simply an isolated incident.

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CPSA rings triple zero on Fire and Emergency Services Levy

In breaking news, the NSW Government has announced it will hold off on the Fire and Emergency Services Levy pending further consultation.

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Opal fare decision

It's good news for Gold OPAL card holders. Adult fares are set to increase from 1 July this year, but Gold OPAL card holders will continue under a $2.50 capped fare. As always, Concession OPAL holders will see their fares increase, this time by 1.2%, half of the Adult fare.

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