Media Releases

LASA supports making a big difference in dementia

LASA is supporting Dementia Australia during Dementia Action Week 2021. Over 470,000 Australians are living with dementia with a further 1.6 million people caring for them. Around 70 per cent of people with dementia live in the community and more than two-thirds of...

New Ambassadors leading LASA Next Gen and changing lives

There’s a new league of young professionals providing fresh perspectives in the age services sector. They are Ambassadors – part of LASA’s Next Gen initiative. They’re ready to ensure we attract, develop and retain the passionate professionals needed to lead the...

Aged care sector puts Federal Government on notice over reform

It’s been 100 days since the May Federal Budget and key aged care sector peak bodies have put the Federal Government on notice over its lack of consultation on critical aged care reforms resulting from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. The...

Living Stronger at the biggest Ageing Well Expo

The biggest Care and Ageing Well Expo helps people live stronger and assists Australians to have success in their life as they live longer and age well. Australians are growing older, with more than 4.1 million Australians - almost 16% of the population - aged over...

Exciting careers start at the Care & Ageing Well Expo

The Care and Ageing Well Expo promotes employment in the age services industry, with inspiring careers and a great expansion in West Australian jobs in the next 10 years. There are almost 36,000 people who work in age services but this will grow to almost 58,000 in WA...

LASA supports aged care nurses in Western Australia

WA applauds the West Australian government for moving extra nurses into the hospital system and aged care. The government has announced an additional investment that will see around 100 doctors and 500 nurses working in WA, as well as 1,100 graduate nurses this year...

West Australian winners – Excellence In Age Services Awards

LASA congratulates the West Australian winners of the 2021 Excellence In Age Services Awards. “The winners are exceptional and offer care and companionship for older Australians across the state,” said LASA CEO Sean Rooney. “The Awards focus on great individuals and...