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Gillard Announces $3.7 Billion Aged Care Policy

The Gillard Labor government today announced a suite of aged-care policies worth $3.7 billion over five years.

The package aims to facilitate more support and care at home for older Australians, better access to residential care, recognition for carers and more support for those with dementia.

The policy was announced by the Prime Minister and the Minister for Ageing, Mark Butler. [Read more…]