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Cashless welfare card must be suspended in the wake of fires

9 Jan 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Anglicare Australia has called for the cashless welfare card to suspended indefinitely for those affected by the bushfire crisis. “People must be able to get essential supplies to live and adapt in the wake of the bushfires,” said Anglicare Australia’s Executive Director Kasy Chambers.

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How to get help in the bushfires - and how you can help others

8 Jan 2020 by Maiy Azize | Media Releases

Bushfires continue to burn in Australia’s worst fire season yet. Many people are now left without shelter, food, water and everyday essentials. Here is some information on where to get help if you have been effected, and where you can donate or volunteer with us to assist people and communities impacted by these terrible fires.

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Aged Care State of Emergency

16 Dec 2019 by Gaea Cornelius | Media Releases

The aged care sector warns that, with today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook flagging no additional direct investment for residential and home care, the risk of aged care emergencies looms large in 2020.

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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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