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Free webinar on aged care funding

03 June, 2022

The federal Department of Health is hosting a free webinar on funding reform for aged care executives, including CEOs, CFOs and managers.

Health budget 2022 spends a little on favoured interest groups but misses a chance for real reform

30 March, 2022 by Stephen Duckett, The University of Melbourne

The 2022 budget is an election-year budget. So stakeholders have been pushing their wheelbarrows up the hill to Parliament House to lobby for extra largesse to flow their way.

$22m for health research projects

23 February, 2022

Six Australian health and medical researchers are set to receive goverment funding of around $22 million.

National network to tackle health impacts of climate change

17 November, 2021

A new national research network will tackle health impacts of climate change, addressing themes such as urban health, bushfires and heatwaves, amongst others.

2021 Gilead Fellowship Research Grants awarded

30 June, 2021

One of the grant recipients will investigate the medium- and long-term impacts of COVID-19 on patients' health and wellbeing.

Redefining health insurance

03 November, 2020 by Tim Tez, AIA Australia Chief Health Insurance Officer*

AIA Australia's Chief Health Insurance Officer, Tim Tez, weighs in on redefining health insurance, tapping into the millennial mentality and levelling the age gap.

Gilead grants program: applications close soon

07 August, 2020

The 2021 Gilead Fellowship Research Grants Program has extended applications, meaning that applicants now have until Friday, 14 August to secure some of the $300,000 total funding.

Gilead Sciences awards grants to seven research projects

29 April, 2020

The 2020 Gilead Fellowship Research Grants Program has awarded funding to research projects focused on improving patient outcomes in several disease areas.

Aged-care sector needs fund injection before Royal Commission ends

18 October, 2019

Following an alarming report, LASA has called on the government to relieve the financial stress affecting the sector while the Royal Commission goes about its critical work.

Purpose-built technology is the answer

23 October, 2018 by Greg O’Loan*

Financial management for aged-care facilities is complex, further complicated by ongoing legislative changes. Technology can ease the burden.

Government announces improvements to Australian GP training

31 January, 2017

The Coalition Government has announced another component of its health workforce reform agenda, handing the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program selection to the two General Practice Colleges.

$483 million in grants to support Australian health and medical research projects

30 December, 2016

$483 will be shared by more than 1900 Australian researchers across four National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding schemes.

Medical research funding — is it time for a paradigm shift?

07 December, 2016 by Andrew Whitehouse, Winthrop Professor, Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia

Few would quibble with the idea that medical research is among the best investments our community can make. From whatever dominant viewpoint through which you consider the world ... medical research has the ability to not only meet objectives, but produce untold human dividends for decades to come.

Louis Pasteur broth, 1888, preserved by Ainsworth donation

07 December, 2016

The University of Sydney's historic collection of medical pathology specimens — used to teach medical students about crucial aspects of human diseases for generations — will be preserved in perpetuity thanks to a $2 million donation from businessman Len Ainsworth.

Australia and New Zealand Joint Therapeutic Products Regulator Canned

20 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Plans to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator between Australia and New Zealand have ceased.

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