At least three of the 10 South Australian aged care providers chosen as part of an “innovation hub” to give operators greater independence in quality assurance and less regulation have failed accreditation standards in the past three years.
ONE hundred years of photographs, records and treasured objects from the Australian Red Cross national and Victorian archives and heritage collection have been donated to the University of Melbourne Archives.
LANDCARE awards to two seniors should dismiss any residual thoughts that farmers are environmental vandals. That’s the firm view of retired dairy farmer Russell Fry, 69, from Malanda, who was named 2014 National Individual Landcarer at the annual awards for Australia’s biggest voluntary environmental movement.
TOVE Vine would like naysayers at home in Queensland to know that she’s doing fine: better than fine, actually. She has just opened the twelfth Miss Tove’s English School in one of sprawling Guangzhou’s suburbs.
THE diaries and letters of World War I nurse Sister Olive Haynes, recently translated to the small screen in the mini-series Anzac Girls, were first published in a book nearly 20 years ago. Now her daughter Margaret Young, 91, has published a third edition