Media Releases

Focus on COVID-19 vaccination in aged care

LASA is calling on all governments to work with the sector to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in aged care. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said today’s National Cabinet decision not to mandate vaccination of aged care workers at this point in time should not slow...

LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year Finalists

LASA congratulates Julie Renshaw, Stephen Pether, Lyn Ferguson, and Nikki Dhawan on being named finalists for the Retirement Village Manager of the Year 2021. The award aims to promote and recognise excellence across the diverse and dynamic fields of endeavour in the...

Federal Budget delivers historic aged care reform

The aged care sector today welcomed the Australian Government’s formal response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which includes a record funding increase of $17.7 billion over the next four years. The Australian Aged Care Collaboration...

LASA shows strong support for nurses in aged care

This International Nurses Day, 12 May 2021, LASA is supporting extra nurses in aged care and a workforce program to attract and retain nursing talent in the industry. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said the value of qualified nurses in aged care should not be underestimated and...