Media Releases

LASA urges Vic Premier to fund Bush Nursing Centres

Leading Age Services Australia Limited (LASA), the voice of aged care, has called on the Victorian Government to commit to further funding the state’s Bush Nursing Centres (BNCs). LASA, which represents Victoria’s 15 community-based, not-for-profit Bush Nursing...

Training partnership boosts skills in aged services industry

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has announced a new partnership with Universal Care Training (UCT) to deliver a comprehensive suite of in-person and online training courses for the aged services industry. “This partnership builds on LASA’s existing courses...

Industry Honours the Best in Age Services

A nurse practitioner, a health and wellbeing team and a provider serving older Australians in two states including remote areas have been recognised for excellence at the aged care industry’s biggest event of the year. The inaugural Leading Age Services Australia...

CEO SEAN ROONEY ADDRESS TO CONGRESS 2018

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Let me start by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are meeting today, the Kaurna people.  I pay my respects to their elders, past and present, and acknowledge their connection to this land and their continuing contribution to...

Industry Welcomes First Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the appointment of Janet Anderson as Australia’s first Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner. Chief Executive Sean Rooney said LASA is committed to working with the Commission to ensure...

Training Partnership to Drive Improvement in Aged Care Governance

Training Partnership to Drive Improvement in Aged Care Governance

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, is partnering with Governance Institute of Australia to deliver a national series of workshops tailored for the aged care sector. The workshops, beginning in December, aim to equip anyone responsible for...

LASA Sets Record Straight on Funding Facts

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Chief Executive Officer Sean Rooney says that recognising the true costs of delivering age services and providing realistic funding is the only way we can guarantee a sustainable age services industry that meets the needs of all...

New report underlines need for urgent aged care funding boost

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says the latest report on the financial performance of the aged care sector highlights the need for urgent government action on improving funding to the industry as a matter of priority. The Aged Care Financial Performance Survey,...

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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