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January 2018


Embrace My Health Record for simpler, safer care wherever you are

31 January 2018

Media release

Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt has called on Australians, especially senior Australians, to embrace the rollout of the My Health Record, for secure, safer, more convenient care.


Let's get physical for healthy ageing

29 January 2018

Media release

New Australian Government funded research highlights the crucial role of structured physical exercise and building strength in improving the health, independence and quality of life of senior Australians.


Congratulations to Dr Graham Farquhar, Senior Australian of the Year

25 January 2018

Media release

Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, has congratulated Dr Graham Farquhar on being named Senior Australian of the Year by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra.


innovAGEING to accelerate Aged Care Innovation

24 January 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will contribute $400,000 over the next two years to innovAGEING, a partnership to drive and promote innovation across Australia’s rapidly growing aged care services industry.


Frailty warning for seniors as innovative new test promises healthier ageing

22 January 2018

Media release

Older Australian women are most at risk of frailty, according to new research that highlights how an online test and a series of simple interventions can help senior Australians maintain their independence and improve their health.


Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program to support local job creation in the National Disability Insurance Scheme

15 December 2017

Media release

The Turnbull Government’s $33 million Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program has taken a major step forward, with the appointment of a consortium led by Ernst & Young (EY), including not-for-profit organisations and an employment service, to implement the job-creating initiative.


Make Giving the Gift of Life Your New Year's Resolution

31 December 2017

Media release

All Australians are being asked to start 2018 by giving the gift of life, by discussing their organ and tissue donation wishes with family and friends and joining the Australian Organ Donor Register.

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