NSW carers face an uncertain future as the state transitions to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). A Carers NSW paper based on carers' experiences of the Hunter region NDIS trial identified “a major gap in carer support” that needed to be urgently addressed by the state and federal governments.
WHEN associate professor Evonne Miller set out to find the magic formula to happiness for residents in aged care, she admits she did have one or two expectations. She did expect that an individual’s attitude would have a bearing on whether they enjoyed their life in an aged care facility. What has surprised her, is just how much of a bearing it has.
FOR someone with as much entertainment kudos behind her as Toni Lamond, you wouldn’t think another award would mean a lot. But far from it. The cabaret singer, stage and television actor and comedian, hasn’t stopped smiling since learning she was to be honoured with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award by Actors Equity.
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