Health.gov.au $70 million boost for Australia’s next generation of medical researchers 2017-11-16T14:15:48.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government has announced an additional $70 million for Australian health and medical researchers to help boost their research capability and to find innovative, practical solutions for better health care. Dementia expansion as Government maintains Central West aged care focus 2017-11-15T10:19:57.000000000+10:00 A major expansion of residential care in Lithgow for people with dementia is on track for completion, as the Australian Government maintains its strong commitment to Central West aged care. Farm "work" a bonus for Cedarbrook Aged Care Residents 2017-11-14T12:33:50.000000000+10:00 Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt AM has praised the innovative approach taken by one of Australia’s newest residential aged care facilities, officially opened at Mudgeeraba in Queensland. Providing $9.46 million for innovative new diabetes research project 2017-11-14T11:22:20.000000000+10:00 Minister congratulates award winners for media coverage of positive ageing 2017-11-14T11:16:29.000000000+10:00 Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, has today congratulated the recipients of the Older People Speak Out Awards (OPSO), which recognise the work of the Australian media in promoting positive ageing. Aged care influenza reviews released 2017-11-14T09:13:00.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government released detailed reviews of aged care homes in Victoria and Tasmania that suffered deadly influenza outbreaks this winter, which revealed poor facility management and low staff vaccination rates. Newcastle University to receive $12.2 million medical research boost 2017-11-13T12:45:09.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government has announced significant support for medical research at the University of Newcastle with $12.2 million to fund 19 major medical research projects. Continuing work to help combat antimicrobial resistance 2017-11-13T11:20:57.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government has launched a new online resource for industry and the community as part of our ongoing work to tackle the rise of antimicrobial resistance. Time to Give Thanks to Organ and Tissue Donors and Their Families – DonateLife Thank You Day 2017-11-13T09:50:52.000000000+10:00 Sunday 19 November is DonateLife Thank You Day, dedicated to honouring living and deceased organ and tissue donors and their families across the nation. Darwin Suicide Prevention Focus on Communication, Youth 2017-11-10T15:57:23.000000000+10:00 Resolutions from the third meeting of the Darwin steering committee of the National Suicide Prevention Trial include measures to increase youth empowerment, extend communications and map a safer future for local people.