Aged care funding will change votes this election

  More than half the nurses, assistants in nursing (AIN) and members of the community who participated in the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s (ANMF) national survey on aged care would change their vote in the upcoming federal election if a major party restores the devastating funding cuts to the aged care sector to improve […]

Major parties fail to protect Australia from climate change health impacts

Most political parties in Australia do not have a clear commitment to tackling the risks of climate change on health and wellbeing, recent polling and policy analysis shows. The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) has today released a scorecard rating the policies of Australia’s main political parties on climate change and health. The results show […]

Visit an aged care service to see why funding cuts will hurt

Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) is calling on all Federal Election candidates to visit an aged care service on ACSA 2016 National Open Day on Friday, June 17 to see the excellent care provided and understand the real impact of proposed funding cuts. ACSA CEO Adj Prof John Kelly said elderly, frail residents of […]

Dobell

Candidates’ scorecard Emma McBride Karen McNamara MP Abigail Boyd Restore the health funding agenda Support our Medicare system Protect penalty rates Commit to RNs 24/7 in aged care   Find out where the parties currently stand on public health funding, medicare, penalty rates and aged care here. Campaign Materials Download these memes and share on […]

Robertson

Candidates’ scorecard Anne Charlton Lucy Wicks  Hillary Morris Restore the health funding agenda Support our Medicare system Protect penalty rates Commit to RNs 24/7 in aged care   Find out where the parties currently stand on public health funding, medicare, penalty rates and aged care here. Campaign Materials Download these memes and share on your […]

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