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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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