Tag Archives: regional Australia

$2m to boost aged care workforce

The Morrison government, if re-elected, says it will invest close to $2 million to boost the aged care workforce in rural and remote Australia. This amount includes $1.5 million over three years to support Uniting Care Australia, the lead organisation partnering with the government to deliver the ‘Accord on the …

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Diabetes big in the bush

The National Rural Health Alliance this week highlighted the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report showing that people in regional and remote communities have higher rates of diabetes and related complications than those living in major cities, including both hospitalisations and deaths. The ‘Diabetes Indicators for the Australian National …

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