As the deadline for Labor’s rushed staffing requirements looms over aged care providers, the Albanese Government is forking out taxpayer funds for a consultant in an attempt to cover up their failings.
Today, the Government has announced a significant change to access to medicines.
Australia’s aged care sector is in crisis, with three more homes forced to close as a direct result of the Albanese Labor Government’s rushed and ill-considered aged care policy.
Media Release: At Least 240,000 Australians Worse Off from Labor's Mental Health Cuts as Cost of Living Bites
Department of Health data has revealed that Labor’s cuts to Medicare-subsidised psychology sessions has ripped away critical support from around 240,000 Australians, whilst countless more have been left without the possibility of accessing additional sessions.
Professor Brendan Murphy has made an outstanding contribution to Australia’s health and aged care systems, particularly through his roles as our Chief Medical Officer and then as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Aged Care.
A worrying pattern is developing, with the Albanese Labor Government putting even more cuts to healthcare on the table this week.
Interview with Amanda Stoker
26 March 2023
Subjects: Aged Care Challenges in Rural and Regional Australia, Workforce Shortages, Aged Care Regulation
More than 15,000 Australians with diabetes will be left in the lurch following the Albanese Government’s removal of Fiasp from the PBS. Astoundingly, the Minister for Health, Mark Butler has taken absolutely no responsibility for this harmful decision.
Anthony Albanese has broken his headline election commitment to older Australians to have a registered nurse on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in every aged care home by 1 July 2023.
I move: That the Senate notes the Albanese Government's broken promises to deliver cheaper power prices, cheaper mortgages, to not make any changes to super, as well as broken promises on medicines, country doctors, Medicare and mental health.