Aged Care Minister and Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt has called on the one in four Australians affected by incontinence to make sure they seek help and receive the support available to live life to the full and learn to “laugh without leaking”.
Providing Australians in all parts of the nation with support and the right advice on palliative care and advance care planning will be easier, thanks to the results of a $15 million investment by the Australian Government.
The popular, four-day Queensland Murri Rugby League Carnival will join in the fight against sexually transmitted and blood-borne diseases, as funding from the Australian Government cements the future of the nation’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoke, drug, alcohol and sugar-free event.
The Australian Government is taking action to ensure the early detection and treatment of hearing loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in South-East Queensland.
The call is out for country carers of people living with dementia to join in a ground-breaking research project using technology to improve their lives and continue caring.
The Australian Government has today awarded $430,000 in Community Awareness Grants to encourage more Australians and their families to discuss giving the gift of life and registering as organ and tissue donors.
Personal and positive experiences young First Nations people shared in a national storytelling competition will be used to develop a new health and wellbeing program for students, aimed at preventing drug and alcohol use.
A progress report on the Ausralian Government’s $200 million Boosting Dementia Research Initiative has revealed a series of potentially world-leading Australian projects now underway to combat dementia.
Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt AM has called on Members of Parliament across Australia to join Dementia Friends, a social movement aiming to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about dementia.
Aged care in rural, regional and remote communities will be prioritised in a record-breaking new Aged Care Approval Round (ACAR) announced on 1 June 2018 by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt AM.
Selfless volunteers who provide vital friendship and companionship to senior Australians were recognised at a special appreciation event at the RSL LifeCare Remembrance Village in Wagga Wagga.
The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, has appointed John Dicer as the new Aged Care Pricing Commissioner.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disabilities will be encouraged and supported to get more active, through a $130,000 boost from the Australian Government for the Australian Paralympic Committee.
A successful program to help overcome health workforce shortages in remote communities will receive a further $6 million from the Australian Government to deliver its life-changing services.
The Australian Government has reinforced its commitment to Closing the Gap in health equality, with funding of $8 million to the Lowitja Institute, Australia’s national organisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research.
The Australian Government will provide $8 million to form a taskforce, in collaboration with the states and territories, to combat Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus-1 (HTLV-1) and other emerging communicable diseases in remote communities.
The influential Indigenous Marathon Project will continue setting a healthy track record across Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, thanks to new investment of almost $3 million by the Australian Government.
A new, single set of quality standards will strengthen and streamline the regulation of safe, quality care for older Australians, as the Australian Government continues its unparalleled aged care reform agenda.
Following a significant Australian Government Budget boost to extend palliative care services, Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt is urging all Australians to support National Palliative Care Week, by asking the question: What matters most?
A life-changing food growing and nutrition program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families has extended its reach into the Northern Territory.