Who is taking care of your parents and grandparents?

Who is taking care of your parents and grandparents?

A new Bill introduced to Parliament today will enable the collection and publication of information from private and public health facilities and residential aged care facilities. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said the Health...
Access to staff information will benefit Queensland’s elderly

Access to staff information will benefit Queensland’s elderly

All private aged care homes in Queensland will be asked to publicly report their staffing information under legislation proposed by the State Government. Ahead of an address to the Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union annual conference, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk...
Big player joins newly established Health and Wellbeing Queensland

Big player joins newly established Health and Wellbeing Queensland

Rugby League legend and Indigenous health ambassador Preston Campbell joins the ranks to improve health and wellbeing in Queensland, as an interim board member for the newly established Health and Wellbeing Queensland (HWQld). Preston will be joined by seven other...
Nambour Hospital $86 million redevelopment on track

Nambour Hospital $86 million redevelopment on track

Nambour General Hospital’s $86 million redevelopment is on track to meet its completion date as the hospital prepares to start major construction. Minister for Health Steven Miles said the redevelopment was progressing well including early works and the start of...
Extra beds for booming Gold Coast community

Extra beds for booming Gold Coast community

The Palaszczuk Government will deliver 60 new treatment spaces for health services in the booming Gold Coast community.  There will be 40 beds at Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital plus 20 new treatment spaces in a dedicated stabilisation facility...
Older Queenslanders to get best healthcare out of hospital

Older Queenslanders to get best healthcare out of hospital

Older Queenslanders will be supported to receive healthcare in their homes rather than going to hospital, giving them better health outcomes and quality of life thanks to a $20 million investment from the Palaszczuk Government. Health Minister Steven Miles said the...
New disability housing project now a reality

New disability housing project now a reality

The doors have now opened on an innovative $4.1 million disability accommodation project in Brisbane that will support local people with disability and provide peace of mind for their elderly parent carers. Disability Services Minister Coralee O’Rourke today (19...
$10,000 In Grants For Seniors Week Across Queensland

$10,000 In Grants For Seniors Week Across Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government is again preparing to celebrate the valuable contribution of older Queenslanders with $100,000 in funding for events and activities to be held in local communities during Queensland Seniors Week 2019. Minister for Seniors Coralee O’Rourke...
North Coast Ecstatic Over NDIS Rollout

North Coast Ecstatic Over NDIS Rollout

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is now in full swing right across the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay regions – from Noosa and Gympie to Strathpine and Caboolture. The region’s disability service providers have come together at a Roundtable hosted by...