Aged Care

Productivity Commission calls for increased palliative care

Too many people approaching the end of life miss out on quality end-of-life care, according to a draft report from the Productivity Commission.


Super overhaul could see you $25,000 better off at retirement

Australians are paying higher fees and extra charges because they have multiple default super accounts. A report released yesterday suggests ways to address this issue.


GST and pension changes needed

Pensions, asset test inclusion, superannuation contributions and GST all in the firing line.

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?

Productivity Commission Review

The Productivity Commission has been asked to review the quality of aged care currently on offer in Australia. On average, Australians are living longer, and it is estimated that by 2050, the number of individuals requiring aged care will jump from 1 to 3.5 million. n nThe Commission has suggested solutions to overcome our aged care weaknesses. n


Key Recommendations

The future of our ageing population has long been a concern to the Australian Government, so what does it plan to do about it?