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Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck
Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Minister for Youth and Sport
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.