Tag Archives: Ken Wyatt.

Aged care exposed: Is the system failing for the vulnerable?

A second ABC Four Corners program on aged care, titled ‘Who Cares?’, continued to expose a system in need of wide-ranging reform. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe says dementia needs to be core business in the aged-care industry. “What we are seeing on Four Corners is devastating for the residents, …

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Minister Hunt welcomed back

Minister for Health Greg Hunt, who resigned last week amid the Liberal leadership challenge, has resumed the same portfolio under new Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Mr Morrison says his new cabinet will “restore stability to the government” after the turmoil of the past week. The AMA says it welcomes the …

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TV to close the gap

A comprehensive new digital television network focused on health in indigenous communities will be rolled out across hundreds of health centres, as the federal government works with First Nations communities to ‘Close the Gap’ and achieve health equality. Funding of $3.4 million has been committed over the next three years …

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