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Many areas of Australia are currently affected by bushfires and smoke. Find out how to manage the health effects of bushfire smoke and where to find local information.
The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, and Minister for Youth and Sport, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, has released the Home Care Packages (HCP) Program Data Report covering the period from 1 July to 30 September 2019.
The NSW Rural Fire service advise that Vulnerable Facility Managers within affected areas should take the necessary steps to prepare their sites, staff and clients for the threat of bush fire in their local area.
A $5 million grant opportunity is now open for research into ways to improve quality of life for individuals with brain cancer. Projects will identify better approaches to address the medical, functional and psychosocial impacts of brain cancer.
A grant opportunity is now open for 10 teams of researchers to develop big ideas that may one day revolutionise health care. The funding comes from the Medical Research Future Fund's Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative.
A grant opportunity from the Medical Research Future Fund supports research into artificial intelligence (AI) in health care. Benefits of AI include improved clinical decision making, new approaches in healthcare delivery and helping patients to better manage their own health.
People react in different ways after traumatic experiences.
Returning from a country affected by disaster, where you may have been injured or experienced a traumatic event can cause distressing thoughts and feelings.
There are a number of support services available in every state and territory.
The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians Richard Colbeck, announced today that thousands of new aged care places will be made available for allocation to approved providers in 2020.
The Medical Research Future Fund is funding Australian participation in 3 international clinical trials. The trials will test new treatments for suspected septic shock in children, advanced colorectal cancer, and venous thromboembolism (blood clots).
A new grant opportunity from the Medical Research Future Fund enables researchers from Australia and Pacific Island countries to work together on these significant health threats.
The South Australian State Emergency Service has issued a Community Readiness Alert for South Australia in response to the forecast of very hot weather for the remainder of the week.
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) applicable to accommodation prices and to refund periods for refundable deposit balances and accommodation bond balances will decrease from 4.98% to 4.91% for the period of 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020.
The WA Department of Health has activated the State Hazard Plan Heatwave based on forecast temperatures for the remainder of the week, for the Perth metropolitan area. Forecasts for parts of regional WA are also unusually high for this time of year.
Grant opportunities for a range of medical research areas are now open under Medical Research Future Fund initiatives.
Grant recipients will use funding from the Medical Research Future Fund's Medical Research Commercialisation initiative to create medical technologies that help generations of future Australians.
A significant investment in Indigenous health research will support efforts to prevent blindness, deafness and chronic kidney disease, and improve adolescent mental health.
This webinar will update you on the development and implementation of new aged care assessment arrangements. The new arrangements aim to streamline consumer assessment for access to aged care services.
Find out about new resources and information for prescribers to support care of people with dementia who live in residential aged care.