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Page last updated: 30 March 2017 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)


Reducing Indigenous smoking to Close the Gap

30/03/2017

The Australian Government will provide $35.2 million next financial year to continue anti-smoking programs targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in regional and remote areas.


New resources to help Indigenous Australians broach end of life discussions

28/03/2017

A discussion starter about end of life care, specifically developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, was launched at Parliament House by the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt.


Opening of Horton House—Twilight Aged Care

25/03/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the opening of Horton House in Gordon, NSW on 25 March 2017.


Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia National Conference - Are we there yet? A personal reflection on the aged care roadmap

24/03/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP opened the Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia National Conference on the Gold Coast, QLD on 24 March 2017.


Launch of Mind Australia Report

23/03/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Launch of the Mind Health Report at Parliament House, Canberra on 23 March 2017.


Implementation Plan Consultation Forum

20/03/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Implementation Plan Consultation Forum in Woden, ACT on 20 March 2017.


Immunisation is critical for Indigenous children’s health and Closing the Gap

16/03/2017

Immunisation is the most significant public health intervention in the past 200 years because it provides a safe and effective way to prevent the spread of many diseases that cause hospitalisation, serious ongoing health conditions and sometimes death.


$115 million for more Commonwealth Home Support services across Australia

10/03/2017

More older Australians will be able to continue to live independently at home and in their communities with $115 million in extra aged-care funding support from the Australian Government.


Announcement of Commonwealth Home Support Programme Funding

10/03/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP announced the extra Commonwealth Home Support Programme funding in Macquarie Park, NSW on 10 March 2017.


Quality Aged Care – Have Your Say

09/03/2017

Quality aged care for older people is vital for the whole community. This is why the Australian Government is introducing a Single Aged Care Quality Framework across aged care from July 2018.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health — My Life, My Lead

08/03/2017

My Life, My Lead is a new online public consultation portal to highlight the issues that support or impede Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to have good health.


Association of Aged Care Service Professionals

07/03/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP  spoke at the Association of Aged Care Service Professionals Meeting in Melbourne on 7 March 2017.


On World Hearing Day make a sound investment – get a hearing check-up

03/03/2017

The ability to hear is something many of us take for granted and on World Hearing Day we are reminded to take care of our hearing health.


Call for Indigenous skills to assist Primary Health Networks

01/03/2017

Primary Health Networks are being encouraged to consider the skills of the National Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Organisation and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health groups to assist delivering innovative health programs to Close the Gap in health outcomes.


Increasing Choice in Home Care

27/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP launched the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms in Canberra on 27 February 2017.


Older Australians to have more say in delivery of home care services

27/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, AM, MP, has launched Increasing Choice in Home Care, which gives consumers more choice in home care services to suit their individual needs.


Launch Of The Moving Into Aged Care Website

23/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP launched the Moving Into Aged Care Website on 23 February 2017.


New flexible aged care places help older Australians stay at home for longer

23/02/2017

Thousands of Australians will benefit from an innovative new form of flexible aged care that will help older people remain in their own homes for longer after injury or illness.


Roadmap Roundtable considers next steps in aged care reform

23/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has met with about 100 aged-care consumers and providers to consider the Government’s next steps in the reform of Australia’s $16 billion aged care sector.


Short-Term Restorative Care Announcement

23/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP made an announcement regarding Short-Term Restorative Care in Bull Creek, WA on 23 February 2017.

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