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April 2018


Launch of Ngangk Yira health research centre

26 April 2018

Speech

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP launched the Ngangk Yira health research centre on 26 April 2018.


Unique Centre to Fast-Track First Peoples’ Health Improvement

26 April 2018

Media release

Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM has officially launched an Australian-first centre to boost Aboriginal health by fast-tracking social and cultural research.


Bold new research to reduce dementia impact on first peoples

23 April 2018

Media release

The high rate of dementia in some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is being targeted through five ground-breaking research projects that aim to boost dementia prevention, slow its onset and improve the lives of First Peoples living with the condition.


World Immunisation Week—Protect Our Children from Preventable Diseases

23 April 2018

Media release

While Australia’s vaccination rate for five years olds is one of the best in the world—at 94 per cent—it still needs to increase.


Mandatory vaccine programs to curb aged care influenza

22 April 2018

Media release

The provision of influenza vaccination programs to all staff in residential aged care homes will be compulsory, as the Australian Government moves to maximise protection for senior Australians ahead of this year’s this flu season.


Powerful New Reforms to Ensure Safe, Quality Aged Care

18 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will ensure Australians in the aged care system are better cared for, through raising the quality benchmarks that homes must meet.


Quality Care the Key as Senior Australians Have Their Say

16 April 2018

Media release

Senior Australians in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs participated in a lively aged care forum facilitated by Aged Care Minister, Ken Wyatt AM, and Member for Chisholm, Julia Banks MP.


Tough Talk: Australians Urged to Plan for End Of Life Care

16 April 2018

Media release

Australia’s inaugural Advance Care Planning Week begins on 16 April, encouraging people of all ages to prepare their personal end of life care plans, to give certainty to themselves and their families.


Youth Health Centres on Culture, Family, Education and Jobs

12 April 2018

Media release

A unique new youth strategy puts cultural and family strength, education, employment and leadership at the centre of First Nations people’s health and wellbeing.


Leadership lunch Centre for Independent Studies

10 April 2018

Speech

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP was invited to speak at the leadership lunch at the Centre for Independent Studies.


New Home to Give Grafton Aged Care and Economy a Big Boost

09 April 2018

Media release

Local seniors and Clarence Valley communities will benefit from the construction of a new 144-bed residential aged care home and subsequent significant job creation in Grafton.


Henpowering Grafton Seniors to Benefit from Active Ageing

09 April 2018

Media release

Hens, humour, cooking and care have been combined to maintain and improve the wellbeing of residents, in a major aged care expansion to keep seniors connected with the Grafton community.


Aged Care Quality and Safety Comes First

04 April 2018

Media release

Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt says the provision of safe, quality care 24 hours a day, every day of the year, in aged care homes in the Bundaberg area and across the nation is non-negotiable.

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