Significant drops in NDIS wait times for families

Significant drops in NDIS wait times for families

New data released today demonstrates backlogs for children with disability in accessing Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been slashed over the last six months. Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert,...
Breakthrough in blood pressure research

Breakthrough in blood pressure research

Research into understanding the effects of blood flow on the brain has come to a head this week, with scientists discovering that brain blood flow affects certain serious illnesses such as high blood pressure, migraines and dementia. Academics from the University of...
$50m fund for aged care providers announced

$50m fund for aged care providers announced

Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians Richard Colbeck recently announced a $50 million investment fund aimed at helping struggling providers. The Business Improvement fund will be available to eligible businesses to improve business strategies, maintain...
Play ideas for imagination, health, and development

Play ideas for imagination, health, and development

Queensland Health has recently explored how play helps children learn, grow and have fun, and have come up with seven play ideas to spark your child’s imagination. Play has a number of benefits, including facilitating healthy brain development and supporting...
Online claiming for aged care is changing

Online claiming for aged care is changing

Services Australia has announced they’re developing a new Aged Care Provider Portal. The new portal will be a secure place for aged care providers to access online services and make claims for aged care subsidies and supplements. The latest portal will...