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NSW Ageing Strategy update

More innovative and evidence based projects that will be implemented to improve the lives of older people in NSW, have been released as part of the NSW Ageing Strategy 2016 - 2020 Year Two Action Plan.

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Palliative care

CPSA Branch New Millennium Seniors donated $7,500 to the Palliative Care ward at Mount Druitt Hospital late last year.

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A win for local advocacy

CPSA Bathurst Branch has successfully lobbied Bathurst Regional Council to repair the cracked and broken footpaths in the city.

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Centrelink wait times get even worse

Centrelink says callers wait on average 15 minutes and 44 seconds to speak to someone. That's 35 seconds longer than last year.

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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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