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Oakden Aged Care Review: Govt “relentless” in doing very little

Horrific abuse and neglect at the Oakden aged care facility in Adelaide prompted the Federal Minister for Aged Care to call for a review. On 25 October 2017, the minister released the report of the Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes. 

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Aged care workforce review: unions banned

The Australian Government has announced an "expert taskforce" to develop a wide-ranging aged care workforce strategy.

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Shellharbour hospital will remain in public hands

The NSW Government has axed its plan to privatise Shellharbour hospital, following a long and fierce community campaign with South Coast CPSA branches and members prominently involved.

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Energy Affordability Package: devil’s in the detail

When the NSW Government announced that electricity retailers would have to place rebate recipients on the best value plan, CPSA thought it was too good to be true.

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Slippery slope to privatising Centrelink

Between June 2016 and April 2017, 42 million calls to Centrelink were met with the dreaded busy signal. This number has almost doubled since the 2015-16 financial year. That's a lot of frustrated people.

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Renting reforms are on the table

One-third of people in NSW live in rental properties and with housing affordability at an all-time low this number is increasing. So what are our politicians doing to protect the rights of renters?

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