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Deadly outbreaks claim lives of nursing home residents

It is a particularly nasty flu season, with nursing homes across NSW and the country going into lockdown in a bid to curb the spread. Sadly for some this has not been enough. 

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CPSA Campaign Win: public housing rent hike off the table

In a win for pensioners living in public housing, the NSW Government has confirmed they will not take up the recommendation to include the Pension Supplement in the calculation of rents.

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NSW Energy Bill Relief Package: a much needed first step

The NSW Government energy bill relief package has come just in time for the many households receiving their first bill since the 20% energy price hike took effect in July.

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Down, down, nutrition is down!

A major supermarket chain used to have a slogan, Feed your family for under $10 a day. It seems the Australian aged care sector is working hard to get to the point where they feed nursing home residents for half that.

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Landlines and the NBN

The replacement of the copper wire network for landline telephones with the National Broadband Network (NBN) is gathering pace.

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Respite: a much needed break for the nation’s carers

National Carers Week runs from the 15th to the 21st of October and it is a chance for us to recognise the millions of Australians who provide unpaid care and support to a family member, friend or neighbour who has a disability, health condition or who is frail.

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