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2019 Training Calendar

February 11, 2019

Our training calendar has been updated for January to June 2019 with a wide variety of training courses designed specifically for people who work in the community services industry. For a printable version of the calendar click here.

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Welcome Additional Funding for Aged Care

February 11, 2019

The Federal Government has just announced a further $662 million investment in aged care, which is in addition to the recent Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) funding announcement late last year, bringing the total amount to approximately $1.3 billion. Both residential and home care providers will also be supported through a new $7.4 million business advisory service, to help improve their operations. With 126,000 people currently on the waiting list for the appropriate level of Home Care Package, the increase in funding is welcome, but we also recognise even more funding is needed to be able to provide the quality aged care services our older community members require. Additional funding for Home Care services includes: A further 10,000 home care packages across all levels – at a cost of $282.4 million; A 1.5 per cent increase to home care supplements for dementia and cognition and veterans – at a […]

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Seniors Week: Elders unite through art & craft

January 7, 2019

All seniors are invited to learn weaving or painting (your choice) using Aboriginal contemporary processes. Tuesday 19 February 2019, 10am-12noon Kemblawarra Community Centre, Cnr Shellharbour Road & Parkes Street, Port Kembla Free event Please RSVP by 15 February to Joni Braham on 42564333. Booking are essential. This event is a collaboration project with Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation and is proudly sponsored by Community Industry Group.

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Annual Report 17/18

December 17, 2018

Our 2017/18 Annual Report is now available. Click here to download your copy now.

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Season’s Greetings

December 12, 2018

Wishing all our members a happy, healthy holiday season! Please note our office will be closed from 21/12/18 to 2/1/19.

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