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The 1000 Faces of Anzacs

A FASCINATING and touching memorial to Australian diggers of World War 1 has been created and is accessible for viewing.

Aged care workforce challenge for future

THE federal government’s removal of the payroll tax supplement from January 1 this year is having a serious impact on Victoria’s residential aged care sector.

Denis got by with a little help...

AT THE age of 20, in the early hours of the morning, Denis Kelly parachuted 21,000 feet from a burning Lancaster bomber into German-occupied France.

Australia's first retirement living census on the way.

THE Property Council of Australia and professional services company PwC are holding Australia's first ever retirement census.

Safety warning on portable gas cookers

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning consumers that six models of ‘lunchbox’ gas cookers have defective over-pressure valves  that pose a risk of explosion and injury.

Tender processes not supporting communities

THE competitive tendering process which saw key organisations including major homelessness and financial counselling organisations lose funding this year should not be applied to all community organisations, the Australian Council of Social Services has said.

Palliative care plans needed to prevent further pain and distress

AGED care facilities should work with care practitioners, residents and families to prepare comprehensive palliative care plans for residents with life limiting illnesses, the Australian Medical Association has said.

Airline was our WWI pilots' legacy

THE incredible true story behind the race to establish Australia’s first commercial airline and the pivotal role World War I aviators played in it will be bought to life in a documentary by the RAAF Association of WA’s Aviation Heritage Museum.

Anzac 100: Australia and the Great War

TO commemorate 100 years since Anzac forces landed at Gallipoli, Fairfax Media has commissioned graphic artist Jim Kaucz to depict Australia's involvement in World War I.

Pat an inspiration in work, sport and community

PAT Morris has served her community, local government, state and nation with distinction.

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