Cancer Voices Advocate in NSW Parliament

Kathy Smith was elected at the March 2015 election in New South Wales and is now the member for the Gosford Electorate.Ms Smith recently gave her inaugural speech in the Legislative Assembly. We have provided an excerpt from this speech for those people interested in           the consumer experience of cancer services and the why we advocate for improved access. While Ms Smith is…

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Excerpt from Legislative Assembly Hansard – Health Priorities 2015

Health—priorities for 2015 Ministerial statement MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Health, Minister for the Environment and Minister for Capital Metro) (10.29), by leave: Today I am pleased to speak about the continued investment this Labor government is making in the area of health services in the ACT and the importance we attach to…

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Mobile Dental Care Service in Residential Aged Care Facilities – By Sandra Avila

In February this year, Matt Lee, (Project Officer – Mobile Dental Clinic, ACT Health, Dental Health Program) reported their dental health services are primarily for children and people with some type of concession and it is delivered by ACT Health. Matt mentioned that there are several dental clinics in the ACT which are located at Phillip…

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Conference Report SYMPOSIUM ON POPULATION AGEING AND AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE Shine Dome, Canberra, Tuesday 11 November 2014 by Kay Henderson

SYMPOSIUM ON POPULATION AGEING AND AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE Shine Dome, Canberra, Tuesday 11 November 2014 Background The Symposium was sponsored by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in collaboration with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Aging Research (CEPAR).  The Symposium was held in conjunction with an Annual Meeting of FSSA that included…

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