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Renting law review has some wins but also a big loss

THE Residential Tenancies (Review) Act passed the NSW Parliament on 26 October 2018 and while the changes are positive, they don’t go far enough.

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My Health Record changes

TWO My Health Record changes have been proposed by the Australian Government to make My Health Record acceptable to people concerned about their private medical information.

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Newstart, the Clayton’s Age Pension

IN recent issues, THE VOICE has covered the plight of older people who have become unemployed and live on Newstart.

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Lack of public trust in aged care

THERE is a crisis of public confidence in aged care, and for a good reason.

The Inside Aged Care report presented at a major aged care provider conference recently reveals that only 18 per cent of Australians trust the aged care industry and only 13 per cent think it is open and transparent.

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Robots, apps and aged care

OFTEN when aged care providers talk about the use of digital technology and automation, what they are really talking about is reducing operational costs.

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Retirement villages and aged care

RETIREMENT villages are very suitable places for people to receive aged care at home, because a village concentrates care recipients in an area and care workers don’t have to spend hours in traffic to move from one to another.

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