Media Releases

Nominations Open for Excellence in Age Services Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Excellence in Age Services Awards and LASA Members are urged to get their entries in. LASA Chief Executive Officer Sean Rooney said the Awards aim to promote and recognise excellence across...

Home Care Not Keeping Up with Demand

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says data contained in the latest Home Care Packages Program report shows that too many older Australians are not getting care at the level they require. Analysis of the quarterly report (1 July – 30 Sept) confirms two key issues...

Aged Care Industry Proactive on New Quality Standards

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the Federal Government’s new Aged Care Quality Standards saying its Members have been working for several months to successfully transition to the new single set of standards which take effect...

New Enquiry Framework For Aged Care Providers Released

In response to an increasing number of escalations of non-payment of government subsidies, duplication of subsidies and time taken to resolve these issues, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has collaborated with the Department of Human Services in developing a new...

Aged Care Issues in the Spotlight at Regional Forum

Aged Care in the Yorke Peninsula and Lower North will be on the agenda at a regional forum in Port Broughton on Tuesday 20 November. The national peak body for aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), is hosting the forum to provide information to local...

LASA Backs Urgent Appeal to Fund Bush Nurses

Leading Age Services Australia Limited (LASA), the voice of aged care, has backed a call from Victoria’s Bush Nursing Centres (BNCs) for the State Government to immediately fund an enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) with nurses. The Balmoral Bush Nursing Centre has...

LASA Welcomes Focus on Remote Age Services

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has welcomed the release of details on the Remote Aged Care Workforce Accord initiative. The Accord is one of the recommendations contained in the Aged Care Workforce Strategy released last month and aims to provide a unified...

LASA welcomes funding for research centre of excellence

Leading Age Services Australia Limited (LASA) has welcomed new funding for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. The Government yesterday announced it would...

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Tue 11

MELBOURNE: Recognising & Reporting Changes in Residents’ Health

5 December 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12 December 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Tue 11

Governance in Aged Care (Sydney, NSW)

11 December 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Regional Industry Forum (Renmark, SA)

11 December 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Governance in Aged Care (Sydney, NSW) – Session 2

11 December 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm