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September 2017


Commissioner resolving aged care complaints quickly

20 September 2017

Media release

An increasing number of older Australians and their families are using the independent Aged Care Complaints Commissioner to resolve issues with aged care providers, with most complaints turned around within one month.


Interview on 5AA Adelaide, Mornings with Leon Byner

15 September 2017

Transcript

Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on 5AA Adelaide, Mornings with Leon Byner


Dishing up extra support for older Australians at home

15 September 2017

Media release

Older Australians living at home will benefit from an Australian Government investment of an additional $8 million in funding for meals providers through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).


6,000 extra high need home care packages and $20 million My Aged Care revamp

14 September 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has announced major initiatives in home care services and improved access to the My Aged Care system, as it releases the report of the Legislated Review of Aged Care 2017.


Have your say on cancer care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

14 September 2017

Media release

Optimising care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer is the aim of a national public consultation program.


$4m grant as HealthInfoNet celebrates 20 years of making a difference

13 September 2017

Media release

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, providing free access to an online repository of knowledge and research information, has received a $4 million grant as the resource marks its 20th anniversary.


League legends team up for new Deadly Kangaroos World Cup health campaign

08 September 2017

Media release

Members of the elite Australian Kangaroos Rugby League 2017 World Cup squad will headline the expansion of a successful grassroots campaign to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.


Interview on 7LA Tasmania Talks with Brian Carlton

07 September 2017

Transcript

Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on 7LA Tasmania Talks with Brian Carlton.


Interview on ABC Kimberley with Vanessa Mills

04 September 2017

Transcript

Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on ABC Kimberley with Vanessa Mills.


Kimberley post-residential rehabilitation program supports sustained recovery

04 September 2017

Media release

A new $1 million Australian Government initiative aims to give Kimberley residents completing drug and alcohol treatment programs their best chance of making a full recovery and leading productive lives.


Mannum residents and region benefit from aged care expansion

02 September 2017

Media release

A $1.5 million Australian Government investment has helped increase residential care options for older people living in the South Australian centre of Mannum.


Western Australians Benefit from Home Care Boost

01 September 2017

Media release

Western Australians who want to continue living independently in their communities will benefit from $2.1 million in additional funding for the State’s Home and Community Care (HACC) program.


Australians Asked to Gear Up For Organ Donation on Jersey Day

01 September 2017

Media release

On Friday 1 September, Australians are urged to show their team spirit by wearing their favourite sporting club’s jersey in support of Jersey Day 2017, established to honour the memory of 13-year-old organ donor Nathan Gremmo.

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