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Aged Care COVID-19 situation report paints a grim picture

Joint Statement by the Australian Aged Care Collaboration A Situation Report on the aged care sector’s fight to keep older Australians safe during the pandemic prepared by the Australian Aged Care Collaboration (AACC) paints a grim picture of the stresses faced by...

Staff shortage emergency requires more than a two-payment bonus

Joint Statement by the Australian Aged Care Collaboration, ACTU, ANMF, AWU, UWU and HSU. We acknowledge the announcement of a retention bonus to be paid to aged care workers in two stages. However, the announcement still does not address our call last month for...

MYEFO sidesteps aged care workforce crisis

The Federal government has sidestepped the acute crisis in the aged care workforce by failing to make any commitment in its MYEFO statement released today to support a pay rise for those who care for frail, older Australians, the Australian Aged Care Collaboration...

Excellence in Age Services Award winners 2021

This year’s LASA National Excellence in Age Services Awards have recognised outstanding achievements and contributions by LASA Members, winning praise from CEO Sean Rooney and the awards judging panel. For the second year, the awards were held online but Members...

innovAGEING National Awards Winners 2021

innovAGEING and its Foundation Partners, the Commonwealth Bank and KPMG Australia, are honoured to announce the winners of the 2021 innovAGEING National Awards. From a village-like community, to de-institutionalising age services, innovative manual handling training...

Aged care providers welcome new National Aged Care Advisory Council

The Australian Aged Care Collaboration (AACC) welcomes the establishment of the National Aged Care Advisory Council as recommended by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and announced by the Federal Government today. The 17-member Advisory Council...

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