Federal Budget

Commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC

2015 sees the centenary of the Gallipoli landings and $83.5 million has been committed over seven years to commemorate 100 years since Australia’s involvement in WWI.

Federal Budget

Better health

The Government will invest $61 billion in 2012/13 to improve access to health care, new hospitals, mental health reforms and e-Health.

Federal Budget

National Disability Insurance Scheme

An NDIS will fundamentally change the way disability care and support is provided

Federal Budget

Where the savings will come from

The Government will make $33.6 billion worth of savings to fund the return to surplus promised in 2012/13. Less than half of these savings will come from taxes.

Seniors Finance

Budget predictions – Aged Care reforms

The announcement last week of the Government’s proposed Aged Care reforms in response to the Productivity Commission’s report into caring for older Australians didn’t bring many surprises. But are these reforms enough?

Aged care reforms

A much-leaked statement by the Prime Minister today means the detail of a new approach to Aged Care is the hot media topic this morning.

Health News

Aged care reforms update

Following the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report into the future of aged care, Julia Gillard today announced the reforms, which her government believes will address the shortcomings of the current arrangements. How will these affect you?