Move towards integrated care continues as Estia and Living Choice sign deal

Two new aged care facilities to be built on the Sunshine Coast will be the first developed under a new partnership between major retirement living operator Living Choice and aged care provider Estia (29 June 2015)

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COTA Submission In Response To The Tax Discussion Paper 

June 2015 - In this submission COTA proposes a number of principles to underpin the tax system in general and in regard to taxation of savings in particular; and identifies some aspects of the tax system that have the greatest impact on Australians in older age

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Three-year deadline to transition young out of residential care: senate

The federal and state governments would set up a joint taskforce to oversee the transition of all young people living in residential aged care into appropriate alternative accommodation by June 2018, under proposals put forward by a Senate inquiry (26 July 2015)

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Strong outlook for retirement living sector

The need for an additional 69,000 aged care places by 2022 is driving growth and attracting the attention of large-scale investors, according to a new report from Colliers International (30 June 2015)

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