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HESTA Impact Awards finalists announced

20 January, 2021

Eleven finalists have been announced for the inaugural HESTA Impact Awards, recognising health and community services professionals taking positive steps to create a better world.

HESTA Excellence Awards winners announced

27 November, 2020

Eight organisations and teams have been recognised across disability services, allied health, aged care and community services in a virtual celebration of excellence.

HESTA Excellence Awards: finalists revealed

21 October, 2020

Twenty-four organisations and teams working in disability, allied health, aged care and community services have been revealed as finalists for HESTA Excellence Awards.

Football club partnership champions healthy lifestyles

19 August, 2020

Life and health insurance provider AIA Australia has become the official life, health and wellbeing partner for North Melbourne Football Club.

Nominations open for new HESTA awards

09 June, 2020

The HESTA Excellence Awards will celebrate the dedicated professionals working in disability, allied health, aged care and community services.

COVID-19 exposes inequality in New York City

05 May, 2020

In New York City, low-income and minority communities shoulder a disproportionate burden of COVID-19, with higher rates of hospitalisation and death.

Measuring quality of life in aged care

22 August, 2019

Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say.

Evaluation of family violence response program in Victoria

02 July, 2019

18 Victorian hospitals will be participating in a project evaluating the state-wide program, Strengthening Hospitals Response to Family Violence.

Program helps those with autism gain independence

11 March, 2019

A unique social skills program has helped one young man with autism gain independence and build confidence, much to his and his family's delight.

Domestic violence rife in gay couples

07 August, 2018

Nearly half the men in a US study about male intimate partner violence reported being victims of abuse.

Resisting brittle bones in men

20 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Big improvements in bone and muscle strength with no injuries is expected to be the outcome of a Griffith University study training men aged over 50 with low bone mass.

Soldiers, mindfulness and mental health

25 April, 2016 by Corin Kelly

This Anzac Day we take a look at the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our returned soldiers and how mindfulness can be part of the solution.

Mental health support for gaming enthusiasts

14 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The Penny Arcade Expo Australia or PAX Aus is one of the largest gatherings of pop culture in Australia, bringing together video games, tabletop games, cosplay, panels and presentations, concerts, friendly LANs and professional e-sports in the one place in Melbourne from 30 October to 2 November this year.

LASA Slams Aged Care E-Services System Failure

23 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The delay in the processing abilities of the electronic claims systems supplied by the Department of Social Services for providers of aged care has been slammed by Leading Aged Services Australia.

Further Funding Committed to Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health

09 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Federal Government has committed $1.4 billion in funding for 112 Aboriginal Community Control Health Organisations as part of its commitment to Close the Gap in Indigenous health.

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