Aged Care Complaints Commissioner videos

The April 2017 Complaints Matter 2017 conference was the first event hosted by the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner.

Hidden carers urged to connect with Carer Gateway

More than two and a half million Australians care for a loved one, friend or neighbour but many are unaware of the support services available from the Australian Government.

Late night meals can cause weight gain and impair fat metabolism

Findings provide first experimental evidence of prolonged delayed eating versus daytime eating, showing that delayed eating can raise insulin, fasting glucose, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels.

Clinical Taskforce targeting urgent after-hours primary care services

The clinician-led Taskforce that is reviewing more than 5,700 items covered by the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) including after-hours GP home visits.

Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check - a wake up call

Thousands of Australians have been dealt a shocking reality check after taking part in Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check.

Preparedness report on doubling of over 60s populations

New American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) global report assesses preparedness of 12 nations for doubling of their 60-plus population over the next generation.

Received a tax scam communication lately? You're not alone.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reminding Australians to stop and think before giving their personal details or hard-earned money to scammers this tax time.

The dignity of risk a fine balance in aged care

Data detailing an increase in reported deaths caused by falls in residential aged care needs to be understood in the context of the dignity of risk, says leading not for profit aged care provider Benetas.

Struggling to get your daily dose of veggies? Tap into the power of soup this winter

Plant-based diets are one of the biggest health trends this year, but despite this most Australians struggle to meet their daily vegetable quota.

Bomber Command 75th anniversary

Australians reflected on the service and sacrifice of the men who served in Bomber Command as a commemorative service was held today to mark the 75th anniversary of the operation commencing.

Infinity and Olsent electrical cables threaten home fires

Thousands of homeowners across Australia remain at risk of electrocution or house fires due to faulty Infinity electrical cables installed in their homes.