Respect, Care and Dignity – Aged Care Royal Commission $452 million immediate response as Government commits to historic reform to deliver Respect and Care for Senior Australians

The Australian Government welcomes the Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which has today been tabled in Parliament, noting its significant and sweeping proposals for reform of the aged care sector. As a country it is important that we all acknowledge that we need to do more to ensure…

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Find out when it’s your turn with new advertisements to inform Australians about the COVID-19 vaccination rollout

The next phase of the Australian Government’s $31 million public information campaign begins today to inform Australians, with the vaccination program underway. At the end of Friday after four full days of operation and Monday as a setup day, almost 30,000 Australians had been vaccinated, including 8,110 aged care and disability residents throughout 117 care…

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Supporting Mornington Peninsula groups to talk about organ and tissue donation

The Australian Government is providing up to $450,000 in Community Awareness Grants for community-based initiatives that encourage more Australians to say “yes” to organ and tissue donation. Federal member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, encouraged community groups, local businesses and not-for-profit organisations to apply for a grant to help drive community awareness about…

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