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Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck
Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Minister for Youth and Sport
The Morrison Government is taking national action to tackle osteoporosis, a chronic condition where bones become brittle, leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bones.
The Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, and the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Richard Colbeck, have paid tribute to the Honourable Richard Tracey AM RFD QC, who passed away on Friday, 11 October.
On International Day of Older Persons, Minister Colbeck pays tribute to our elders and acknowledges the value of their experience, knowledge and contribution to our communities.
The Australian Government today announced it is taking decisive action towards banning the sale of pure and highly concentrated caffeine food products (including pure caffeine powder) for personal consumption.
The Australian Government is delivering $150 million over 3 years to enable more senior Australians to access entry-level home support.
Senior Australians are increasingly choosing to remain in their own homes for longer and the Morrison Government is committed to supporting this choice.
Statement on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, following the signing of letters patent by his Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia this afternoon.
Today is International Youth Day (IYD), an annual celebration of the role of young people in driving change, while also raising awareness of youth issues and challenges.
Today is a great day to acknowledge the tremendous contribution made by Australia’s hundreds of thousands of volunteers, carers, nurses, allied health professionals, cleaners, administrative staff and the many others who work in aged care.
The Australian Government will use a new Walking Football initiative to deliver an additional one million active hours over the next two years for senior Australians.
I have commissioned a full inquiry into the circumstances leading up to the collapse in provision of aged care services at the Earle Haven Retirement Village.
The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Richard Colbeck, has today announced the terms of reference for an independent inquiry into the events surrounding the forced relocation last week of residents at the Earle Haven Retirement Village.
The Australian Government will provide $21 million for 13 research projects that will focus on risk reduction, prevention and tracking of dementia, Australia's second leading cause of death.
A joint media release with Senator Sam McMahon, Senator for the Northern Territory announcing $20 million to build a new aged care service for Nhulunbuy in East Arnhem Land.
Minister for Youth and Sport Richard Colbeck is attending the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the ICC Cricket World Cup to show the Morrison Government’s support for Australia’s women’s football and men’s cricket teams and to help secure future opportunities to host major sporting events in Australia.