Recent reforms in aged care now give more choice to consumers who wish to remain in their homes.
Children’s rights and the cashless welfare card system are just two areas advocacy group Grandparents Victoria/Kinship Carers Victoria would like to see addressed in the lead up to the state election.
NSW farmers wanting to turn their paddock back into conservation area can now access government help.
As state governments around the country prepare to roll out the National Redress Scheme, survivors are describing some aspects of the scheme as “a kick in the guts”.
Seniors advocates are urging the Government to adopt Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s electricity affordability recommendations.
One of the most significant reforms to the aged care sector was the implementation of the consumer directed care (CDC) model for home care which became mandatory in 2015.
Leslie Williams' work for Huntington’s Disease Association of Tasmania has seen him win a major volunteering award.