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April 2019


New Aged Care Places to Help WA Seniors Get Back on Their Feet

10 April 2019

Media release

Each year, hundreds more senior Western Australians will be able to regain their independence faster after leaving hospital, thanks to a $33.75 million Australian Government commitment to an extra 180 Transition Care Program (TCP) places across Perth.


$4.4 Million for Indigenous Data and Research

09 April 2019

Media release

The Morrison Government is investing $4 million in activities aimed at ensuring people with mental health challenges get the support and treatment they need.


Trauma Support for First Nations Communities

09 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government is providing $800,000 for Ngaoara to continue its Trauma Assessment, Referral and Recovery Outreach Teams (TARROT) Project.


$250 Million to Continue Aged Care for Senior First Nations People

09 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government has committed more than $250 million over the next four years to continue the delivery of aged care services to senior First Nations people under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program.


$290,000 for the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia

09 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government will provide more than $290,000 to the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA).


$2 Million to Continue Advocacy for Senior Australians

08 April 2019

Media release

Senior Australians will have continued access to advocacy services to support and empower them to make informed decisions about their care, thanks to an additional $2 million from the Australian Government to the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN).


$350 000 to hear Aged Care concerns

08 April 2019

Media release

The Morrison Government will provide funding of up to $350,000 to the Council on the Ageing (COTA) to ensure the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety hears the voice of senior Australians and their families.


$51 Million for Renewed Commitment to Closing The Gap

08 April 2019

Media release

The Morrison Government is increasing its efforts towards Closing the Gap in health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


By the User, for the User: Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

08 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government recognises the unique challenges faced in delivering consistent, quality and culturally appropriate primary health care to remote First Australian communities.


$400,000 Food Summit for First Nations People

08 April 2019

Media release

First Australians in the Northern Territory will come together to develop approaches to healthier eating and sustainable food supply at a summit in Alice Springs thanks to a $400,000 grant from the Australian Government.


$2 Million for Remote Aged Care Workforce

06 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government will invest close to $2 million to boost the aged care workforce in rural and remote Australia.


Seniors Reablement Trial for Independence and Mobility

05 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government is committed to helping senior Australians remain living in their own homes as long as possible.


Deadly Origin Campaign Kicks off

05 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government will invest a further $1.2 million to increase health checks, deliver preventative health messages and improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Penshurst to Benefit from Quality new Aged Care Facility

05 April 2019

Media release

Senior Australians in Sydney’s south will soon benefit from a 111-bed aged care service, supported by a $6.3 million annual funding commitment by the Australian Government.


Extending a Helping Hand to Support Forgotten Australians

05 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government is making sure Forgotten Australians receive the aged care help and support they need, with $500,000 to fund development of the innovative “Care, the second time around” program.


$500,000 to Improve the Lives of People in Yarrabah

04 April 2019

Media release

The Australian Government has committed $500,000 for a feasibility study of a project that aims to improve living standards and community wellbeing in Yarrabah, Queensland.


Record Investment Advances Long Term National Health Plan

02 April 2019

Media release

The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years. It guarantees Medicare, makes a range of life-saving medicines and services more accessible and affordable, reduces out-of-pocket costs, strengthens primary care and mental health and invests in breakthrough medical research.


Transcript Speech – Sodexo Reconciliation Action Plan

01 April 2019

Transcript

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP speech on the Sodexo Reconciliation Action Plan.


Transcript Speech to Aboriginal Health Council of WA

01 April 2019

Transcript

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP speech to Aboriginal Health Council of WA

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