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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passes Victoria’s Lower House after 24-hour debate

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews embraced Health Minister Jill Hennessy after the vote. AAP: Julian Smith  

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passed 47 votes to 37, after a conscience vote. ...

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Debate Of Historic Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Starts

 

This week the Victorian Parliament is expected to hold one of its most emotional debates, with all Labor Members given a conscience vote on the legislation. ...

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Renting will become fairer for tenants in Victoria

 

The Andrews Government has just announced its plan to give tenants more rights and longer term security under proposed reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act ...

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The HeART of Ageing – Conversation event last 4th October

 

If you missed the event you can watch it on our YouTube Channel. We are keen to hear your views so join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. ...

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Australia’s economic and social development being held back…

Australia’s economic and social development being held back by failure to tap the talents, contributions and participation of Older Australians ...

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Morning Tea With the Ombudsman

 

Morning Tea With the Ombudsman Victoria ...

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Community Information Sessions – Victorian Energy Compare

 

Information sessions in local community venues to promote awareness of energy affordability and bill literacy ...

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Government action on 50,000+ home care waiting list very welcome but longer term solution needed soon

 

COTA Australia has welcomed the Turnbull government’s action to transparently report on and address the significant number of older people on home care waiting lists... ...

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Finishing aged care reform must be a top priority for government as Tune Review report released

 

MEDIA RELEASE Finishing aged care reform must be a top priority for government as Tune Review report released Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia, today welcomed the release of the Aged ... ...

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Government fails to take decisive action on Retirement Housing

 

The government has chosen to opt out of any meaningful action on unfair contracts, high exit fees, poor complaints processes and treatment by village managers and operators. ...

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