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August 2017


Interview with ABC Radio National Drive

29 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on ABC Radio National with Patricia Karvelas.


Increased youth focus as Minister co-chairs suicide prevention committee

28 August 2017

Media release

Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM will co-chair a new steering committee working directly with local Aboriginal communities, as the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial begins detailed planning and delivery of potentially lifesaving initiatives across the region.


New East Arnhem Land Aged Care Service to Create Jobs

25 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is supporting communities in East Arnhem Land to establish an Indigenous aged care service for local Elders that also creates and sustains local jobs.


Broken Hill residents to benefit from new Senior Lounge funding

18 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is proud to provide more than $80,000 to further support Broken Hill’s Senior Lounge, a popular local hub for older people.


Broken Hill hosts nation’s 100th headspace youth mental health service

18 August 2017

Media release

A $1.787 million Australian Government investment in headspace services in Broken Hill will provide a significant boost to the region’s mental health care and support in an area identified as high need.


Programs paving way for healthy future in Broken Hill and the Far West

18 August 2017

Media release

Community based chronic disease initiatives are making significant improvements in the health of indigenous people across the Far West of New South Wales.


Interview on 2SM Breakfast with Grant Goldman

16 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on 2SM Breakfast with Grant Goldman.


Framework flagged as report shows hearing challenge

16 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has released a new report detailing the impact of hearing loss on Australia’s society and the economy.


GEN-erational change as aged care data access is made easier for all

15 August 2017

Media release

A user-friendly new website providing unprecedented detail and ease of access to Australia’s aged care information and data breakdowns has been activated.


New Study Provides Insight into Residential Care Costs

15 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has announced the start of a landmark investigation of the comparative costs of providing residential aged care to older Australians with varying needs.


Aged Care Review Timing Extended

14 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is extending the timeframe for the Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes.


SEARCH Annual Forum

11 August 2017

Speech

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the SEARCH Annual Forum in Sydney on 11 August.


Launch of Twilight aged care book

11 August 2017

Speech

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the launch of the Twilight aged care book on 11 August 2017.


Lowitja Institute 20th Anniversary Event

09 August 2017

Speech

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Lowitja Institute 20th Anniversary Event on 9 August 2017.


Dementia Forum Report Paves Way for Better Support

08 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has released the 2016 Ministerial Dementia Forum report, highlighting how support for people living with dementia can be improved.


Interview on 94.7 The Pulse with Mitchell Dye

02 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on 94.7 The Pulse with Mitchell Dye.


New aged-care places increase choice, free up hospital beds

07 August 2017

Media release

The provision of an extra 60 Transition Care Program (TCP) beds in Perth will help alleviate pressure on public hospitals and provide additional care options for older members of the community.


Aboriginal Experience Contributes to World Conference

07 August 2017

Media release

Eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are in Alaska this week to take part in the Second World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis.


AFL marks life-saving campaign – Round 20 of 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season supports DonateLife Week

03 August 2017

Media release

The AFL has come together to support and encourage fans to sign up as organ and tissue donors throughout DonateLife Week and Round 20 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.


Commitment to supporting Indigenous Australians delivers better aged care

02 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has congratulated an aged care services provider for its latest Reconciliation Action Plan and its commitment to better the lives of the indigenous Australians it supports.

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