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TRANSCRIPT - Sky News AM Agenda

with Kieran Gilbert and the Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP   29 June 2015 8:40am   E & OE   Subjects: Climate roundtable, mafia, political donations   GILBERT:   Welcome to AM Agenda, joining me this morning is Assistant Social Services Minister Mit...

Ley/Fifield - Joint Media Release - Improving care for hospital patients with dementia

THE HON. SUSSAN LEY MP MINISTER FOR HEALTH MINISTER FOR SPORT   The Australian Government is investing $2.3 million to trial nationally a Victorian-based programme that improves the care of people with dementia in hospital.   The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, an...

MEDIA RELEASE - Advocacy review to empower people with disability

The Australian Government today encouraged people with disability, their family, friends and advocates to participate in a review of the National Disability Advocacy Framework.   The National Disability Advocacy Framework provides a structure for governments to work within to enable an...

Joint Media Release - Additional funding boost to upgrade Freeway Reserve

The Hon Jamie Briggs MP Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Federal Member for Mayo   Additional funding boost to upgrade Freeway Reserve   The Australian Government is delivering additional sporting infrastructure upgrades in Mulgrave, with...

MEDIA RELEASE - Experts to inform national carer gateway

The Australian Government today announced the members of a new Carer Gateway Advisory Group to lead an initiative to better support Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers.   The Government invested $33.7 million in the 2015 Budget to build a national carer gateway and to integrate supp...

MEDIA RELEASE - $40 million to support changes to aged care

The Australian Government is providing $40 million to support aged care providers transition to the new Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and the consumer directed care (CDC) model of home care packages.   This represents a funding boost of $20 million across more than 1,200 ...

MEDIA RELEASE - Common sense prevails with passage of BSWAT payment scheme

Tonight common sense prevailed, with the successful passage of the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) payment scheme Bills through the Senate.   The Coalition Government has persevered to deliver a BSWAT payment scheme that provides certainty for people with disability work...

MEDIA RELEASE - Certainty for Commonwealth Home Support Programme

Certainty for Commonwealth Home Support Programme   The Government has taken two decisions to provide certainty for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) clients and providers.   CHSP funding agreements will be extended to 30 June 2018, to coincide with the 2015 Budget ...

TRANSCRIPT - Doorstop interview Cosmos-Star

New Town, Hobart Tasmania 12 June 2015 3:30pm     E & OE   Subjects: Visit to Cosmos-Star, National Disability Insurance Scheme   FIFIELD:   It’s great to be in Hobart with Senator David Bushby catching up with disability and aged care...

MEDIA RELEASE - Aged Care Approval Round 2015 to open in August

The Abbott Government has today announced that applications for the 2015 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) for both home care and residential aged care places will open in August. The Government recognises that many older Australians wish to remain in their home for as long as possible, which i...

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