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Job Vacancy: CEO, AnglicareCQ

4 Dec 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

AnglicareCQ is seeking a Chief Executive Officer, based in Rockhampton, to lead dynamic teams across Central and Western Queensland to work with people to make the best of their lives.

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Extra funds for aged care welcome, but only a start

25 Nov 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has welcomed the funds committed to aged care today. It is calling on the Government to build on this commitment in its next budget. “Today’s announcement from the Prime Minister is a good start, but it’s only a first step. More must be done to improve care for older people,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Robodebt debacle must never be repeated

19 Nov 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has welcomed news that a key plank of Centrelink’s Robodebt system will come to an end. “People caught up in the Robodebt debacle will be breathing a sigh of relief today,” said Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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Aged Care Royal Commission a wakeup for the nation

31 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s interim report a wakeup call for the sector and for Government. “It’s fitting that the Commissioners have called their report Neglect. It describes a system which can’t assure us that people will be well cared for, valued or respected. Worst of all, the problems it faces have been known for years,” said Anglicare Australia Acting Executive Director Roland Manderson.

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Quality home care starts with valuing workers

24 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Staff engagement and satisfaction is key to quality aged care in the home. That is the key finding of new research from the Anglicare Australia Network, supported by industry super fund, HESTA.

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Employment services are failing older Australians

22 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia is calling for an overhaul of employment services for older people. The call follows the release of the Anglicare Australia Jobs Availability Snapshot. “The job market isn’t working for everyone. It’s failing people who need the most help to find work – our research shows that at least five disadvantaged jobseekers are competing for each job at their level,” said Acting Executive Director of Anglicare Australia Roland Manderson.

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Anglicare Australia launches Jobs Availability Snapshot

16 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Over half a million people have been suspended from Centrelink payments for not trying hard enough to land a job – but Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot shows that the jobs just aren't there. Released today, the Snapshot measures how many jobs are available for people who don't have qualifications or work experience.

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Anglicare Australia calls for Robodebt system to be suspended

9 Oct 2019 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia will today call for Centrelink’s Robodebt system to be suspended at a Senate committee hearing. “The Robodebt system has no human oversight – and it puts the onus onto ordinary people to correct robotised mistakes,” said Anglicare Australia Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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