With her own 89-year-old mum living in her home and receiving care visits, like many politicians, Senator Janet Rice has a vested interest in how our elders are looked after by those in power. BIANCA ROBERTS sat down with Rice at her Brunswick East office to discuss the Greens' policy priorities.
Newly elected South Australian Premier Peter Malinauskas has announced his government is relaxing its mask mandate and mothballing its QR code check-ins, bringing the state into line with other jurisdictions in Australia.
The Australian College of Nursing is urging politicians of all persuasions to prioritise the issues impacting the nursing profession throughout the campaign, in the interests of the health of the nation.
The federal health department is currently making improvements to the My Aged Care reporting template for residential and in-home and community aged care providers’ weekly reporting on resident and workforce COVID-19 vaccination status.
While Labor’s announcements in Anthony Albanese's budget reply speech last week are worthy initiatives, they stop short of the comprehensive plan we need for reform, according to La Trobe University's HAL SWERISSEN.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says four protesters arrested after blocking a Sydney road can expect the state to "throw the book" at them. The warning is unlikely to deter the protesters, who have already promised to continue their campaign.