1 July saw “significant change to the aged care landscape” including “more home care packages, the removal of the distinction between high and low residential care, new means test arrangements, improved transparency and more flexibility in the way consumers can pay.”
An insurance broker is not a seller but a buyer – on your behalf. It’s a very important distinction, but one which is often forgotten or poorly understood, says Dallas Booth, Chief Executive of the body charged with looking after the broking sector in Australia.
Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) is the focal point for more than one thousand church, charitable and community based organisations right across the nation that care for more than 700,000 elderly or disabled people – and for those who care for them.
SHIFT2014 is this year’s must-attend event for Australia’s forward thinking business leaders and managers, SME owners, entrepreneurs and community leaders. Sponsored by Rotary District 9675, SHIFT2014 is a one day powerhouse of inspirational content from the nation’s leading business minds.
Better integration of the various services that make up Australia’s healthcare system would enable more efficient service delivery and improve accessibility for patients. That’s the view of Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). She has been in the position as head of the country’s top independent membership organisation and advocate for the Australian healthcare system since July, having previously held senior posts in the government sector.
It would be an overstatement to suggest that Australians went crazy with enthusiasm when their country was named as a host of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). Nevertheless, to be a central plank of the project to build and operate the most accurate telescope ever contemplated is something of an honour and the general public, following closely behind industry, is gradually catching on to its importance and the opportunities it presents, both economically and in terms of Australia’s reputation as a high-tech global player.
As the peak industry body for the Australian export community, The Export Council of Australia (ECA) represents the next step in the evolution of the Australian Institute of Export (AIEx), which has provided education and training in the fields of exporting to both small companies and large corporations, for over 50 years.
It’s simple, really: top priority, for the forthcoming election but also for the foreseeable future, is to increase recognition of the tourism industry in Australia and promote a better understanding of its place in society and the economy. In short, Australia doesn’t believe in itself enough as a tourist destination and doesn’t value the contribution of its tourism industry highly enough.
“It’s important for workplaces to have a comprehensive approach to their program and activities that they might have in terms of being able to support heart health within the workplace,” states Dr Lyn Roberts, National CEO of the Heart Foundation.
Not so. The exhibition and event industry is in robust health and is actually getting even stronger as it continues to put buyers in front of sellers in a unique interface that remains among the most effective methods of marketing, whether to industry or the broader public.