SEEKING FEEDBACK ON QUALITY INQUIRY RECOMMENDATION

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport released the Report on the Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia last October. The Committee made 14 recommendations, citing more could be done...

MODERN AWARD REVIEW UPDATE – SIGNIFICANT AMENDMENTS

On 9 January 2019, the Fair Work Commission handed down two separate significant Decisions amending clauses under the Nurses Award 2010 and the Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010 (HPSS). The following clauses have been updated under the Nurses Award...

Minister misses the mark in attack on industry

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says Queensland Housing Minister Mick De Brenni has missed the mark by publicly blaming the Retirement Village industry for not alerting the Government to a loophole in its legislation. LASA CEO Sean...