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Conference Strengthens Indigenous Suicide Prevention

26/07/2017

Leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people involved in tackling suicide have received Australian Government scholarships to enable them to attend this week’s National Suicide Prevention Conference.


FFA teams up with DonateLife in winning bid to save lives

26/07/2017

Lifesaving organ and tissue donation is set for a boost with the Football Federation Australia and DonateLife teaming up to encourage more people to register their intentions online.


$116 million anti-smoking campaign key to help Closing the Gap

18/07/2017

Australian Government initiatives are helping prevent Indigenous people from taking up smoking and to encourage existing smokers to quit.


Innovation has Older Australians Sharing in Better Caring

17/07/2017

An Australian-first online marketplace linking independent care and support workers with clients highlights the promise of innovation to improve the lives of our ageing population.


AFL goes for lifesaving goal as organ donors sign up in record time

13/07/2017

The Australian Government has unveiled a new online organ donor registration process which will save lives.


Public consultation to help inform care at home reforms

13/07/2017

The Australian Government has released a public discussion paper to help inform future care at home reforms.


Innovation Grants Support Dementia and Aged Care Choices

11/07/2017

The Australian Government has released $34 million in funding grants to support innovation in dementia care and other aged care services.


New $25.7 Million National Aged Care Advocacy Program

11/07/2017

Support and guidance for seniors will be fundamental to the new National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) to be delivered by the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN).


Streamlined My Aged Care improves consumer support and access

11/07/2017

New policies and processes have been implemented to make life easier for all consumers, particularly older people with diverse needs, and health professionals who use My Aged Care.


Transcript of Interview on 6PR Mornings with Harvey Deegan

11/07/2017

The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, was interviewed on 6PR Mornings with Harvey Deegan on 11 July 2017.


$3.7m in additional support to improve Indigenous aged care services

10/07/2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in aged care in regional, rural and remote communities will benefit from more than $3.7 million in one-off grants.


Working with communities to deliver better health is our primary aim

08/07/2017

The nation’s Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are being encouraged to work closely with communities to tackle health challenges and improve the wellbeing of all Australians.


Transcript of Interview on CAAMA Radio with Kyle Dowling

05/07/2017

The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, was interviewed on CAAMA Radio with Kyle Dowling on 5 July 2017


Central Research a Hub of Hope for Indigenous Health

04/07/2017

A unique consortium bringing together Aboriginal community controlled health services and leading medical researchers will spearhead efforts to close the health gap in Central Australia.


Family friendly housing for kidney patients

04/07/2017

A joint housing refurbishment project has delivered accessible, family friendly homes for Northern Territory renal patients.


Interview on ABC Alice Springs with Rohan Barwick

04/07/2017

The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, was interview on ABC Alice Springs with Rohan Barwick on 4 July 2017.


Transcript of interview on 2CC Canberra with Rod Henshaw

30/06/2017

The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, was interviewed on 2CC Canberra with Rod Henshaw on 29 June 2017.


Implementing increased choice in aged care

27/06/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Conference on 27 June 2017.


Launch of Computer Assisted Tool

27/06/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP  spoke at the Launch of Computer Assisted Tool in Sydney on 27 June 2017


Ministerial statement on retirement homes regulation

27/06/2017

The Australian Government will not tolerate any behaviour that leads to the exploitation of elderly and vulnerable Australians.

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