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Use of Disability Support Services on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 21st September 2012 - 
Use of disability support services is increasing in Australia, according to AIHW. Photo courtesy: The use of disability support services in Australia is on the rise,…

Tenants Satisfied with Public Housing – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th August 2012 - 
Public housing in the inner Melbourne suburb of Carlton. Photo: Krstnn Hrmnsn/ Flickr The majority of Australia’s public housing tenants are satisfied with the services…

National Homeless Figures Remain Unchanged

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th July 2012 -  The new report has found that young people, women and Indigenous Australians were all overrepresented among those receiving homeless services in the December quarter of 2011 –…

NFPs Renew Call for Access to Dental Care

Staff Reporter, Friday, 25th May 2012 -  Australian Not for Profits are continuing to call for universal access to dental care, following a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The Child

Half of Australia’s Homeless are Under 25

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th April 2012 - 
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by KLW NFC Half of Australians seeking help for homelessness are under 25 and almost twenty per cent are under 10, according…

Homelessness Agencies Struggle to Meet New Accommodation Requests – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th December 2011 -  On a typical day in Australia, 59% of people who make a new request for immediate accommodation from government-funded specialist homelessness agencies are turned away, according…

Dementia Forgotten in Budget Funding

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th May 2011 -  Alzheimer’s Australia says it’s disappointed that dementia has not featured as a priority for funding in the Federal Budget. The national Not for Profit points to a…

More People Using Disability Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th January 2011 -  A new report points to a large increase in number of Australians using disability support services. The number of people using disability support services increased by almost 50%…

$10 Billion Spent on Aged Care Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th December 2010 -  Spending on aged care services in Australia in 2008-09 was $10.1 billion, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Aged care in rural

Australia’s Welfare 2009 – How Do We Measure Up?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th November 2009 -   A rapidly changing society, with changed patterns of marriage and family formation, an ageing population, greater workforce participation by women, differing economic…
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