The Aged Scare industry: how privatisation leads to suffering and death
Horrifying stories of neglect, abuse and poor treatment of elderly people in Aged Care facilities and homes across Australia have been exposed
“RATIOS NOW!” – Rally report Melbourne
On Tuesday, 1st March, over 100 workers, unionists, and community members gathered at the front of Gladys Liu’s office in Burwood, Victoria. Their mission was...
New initiatives to address national care crisis a massive win for women workers
The union for aged care workers, early childhood educators and disability support workers has welcomed today’s announcement that an Albanese Labor government would deliver ground-breaking...
ANMF warns that new trade deal will hurt the aged care system
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), representing over 310,000 nurses, midwives and care staff across the country, is calling on the Federal Government to defer progressing the largest trade deal in history, amid growing concerns that it will negatively impact the aged care system.
Aged care workers expose industry’s dirty secrets
After years of Federal Government inaction on aged care, aged care workers are speaking out to expose the daily understaffing and safety risks facing older Australians across the country.
Striking aged care workers take on Southern Cross Care SA
Striking aged care workers are taking their fight direct to Southern Cross Care headquarters in inner suburban Adelaide today, the latest in a series of...
Australia’s growing negligence of the elderly
The NSW ADC has released a new report showing that rates of elder abuse and neglect have been rising during the lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aged care workers yet to receive their bonus payment
A survey of 1000 aged care workers conducted by the United Workers’ Union (UWU) has revealed that ninety-seven per cent of aged care workers are...
CPA at protests around the country
The CPA fighting for aged care workers in Perth. Around 500 workers rallied at the Perth Cultural Centre demanding respect for aged care workers and...
Profiteering & neglect: the aged care crisis
The aged care sector is in crisis. The failings are systemic and require fundamental structural changes. Aged care has been commodified by corporate and church...
Fund public health
Hospitals and their staff are at breaking point as the wave of BA.4/BA.5 COVID-19 sub-strains and flu send hospitalisations to breaking point. GPs across Australia...
ADF deployed to band-aid aged care crisis
Staff shortages across the aged care sector continue to sink the industry into a deepening crisis. The Australian Government has announced that 1700 Australian Defence...
Feet on the ground
After nine years of corrupt, anti-people, climate deniers in office, the newly elected Albanese Labor government faces many challenges. Expectations of real change are high,...
The aged care crisis
How does a non-profit charitable organisation that is sixty-nine per cent funded by government, and claims to operate at a loss, find $1.4 billion to...