Rural households notable to work as childcare waitlists stretch years into the future

Parents are waiting years for places at daycare centres to open up, leaving them unable to return to work at health services, schools and farms across the country. Key points:Some regional families are having to hire private nannies because of long waits for childcareIn Griffith, NSW, childcare centre waitlists are up to 70 families longThe results…

Households wait for responses about fatal COVID breakout as aged care supervisors’ quote to stay quiet in limbo

A Supreme Court judge hasactually booked his choice on whether the supervisors of Melbourne’s St Basil’s aged care house oughtto provide proof at a coronial inquest into the deaths of lots of individuals at the center. Key points:The supervisors are battling to prevent offering proof as part of a coronial inquestSupreme Court Justice Stephen O’Meara […]

Nurses, families demand major parties make better aged care an election promise

Families of aged care residents in regional Victorian nursing homes say the major political parties need to make hard promises to lift standards in aged care and increase accountability for those doing the wrong thing. Key points:Families have called on major parties to commit to fixing aged care to their standardsThe Liberals and Nationals say their plan is […]