A royal commission should be set up to examine Australia's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Senate committee has recommended. The committee's chairwoman, Labor senator Katy Gallagher, said there had been multiple Government failures in relation to the pandemic.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association says there is light at the end of the tunnel regarding the suspected “death of allied health” provision in residential aged care - a feared consequence of perceived holes in new funding instrument, the AN-ACC. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
A royal commission is only as valuable as the reform it materialises. And lobby group Aged Care Reform Now has formed to ensure that the Government sticks to its word on implementing the myriad reforms necessitated within the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.