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Yes, older Australians need more home-care funding. But these dribs and drabs only make a dent in the waiting list

Contributor, Thursday, 17th December 2020 -  The federal government has announced $850 million for 10,000 additional home-care packages, as part of $1 billion for aged care. Here’s why that’s not nearly enough.

Government Confirms New Resources for ACNC to Police DGR

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th December 2017 -  It has been revealed the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) will be given expanded resources to police the deductible gift recipient (DGR) framework from

MYEFO: ‘Zombie’ Cuts Hurting Vulnerable Australians

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 19th December 2016 -  The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has slammed the government for retaining “zombie” cuts to welfare payments in its mid-year budget update. The mid-year economic

Confusion Surrounds Pap Smear Charge

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 7th January 2016 -  Claims that women could be charged $30 for a pap smear from July 1 have been thrown into doubt by the Health Minister and the peak medical body, but public outrage continues to grow with…

Government’s Innovation Focus Positive for Social Startups

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 16th December 2015 -  While for-purpose businesses were not specifically mentioned in the Federal Government’s $1.1 billion Innovation Statement or the mid-year budget outlook, the sector…
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