Aboriginal communities receive Medicare funding for dialysis in remote communities

Aboriginal communities receive Medicare funding for dialysis in remote communities

Posted April 30, 2018 21:21:34 Photo: The new Medicare item will apply to dialysis treatments managed by a registered nurse or Aboriginal health worker in very remote settings. (ABC News: Isabella Higgins) More people from remote Aboriginal communities will be able to access dialysis closer to home, after the Federal …

Cathy Freeman among gold medalists to receive Order of Merit honour

The Australian Olympic Committee President has presented Order of Merit awards to a number of sporting stars. The honour was given to Raelene Boyle, Shane Gould, Cathy Freeman and the late Peter Norman at the Annual General Meeting today. John Coates paid an emotional tribute to athlete Cathy Freeman for …

Indigenous rangers to receive $250m in funding for jobs until 2021 | Australia news

Indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion has made a long-awaited announcement of funding for Indigenous rangers, a week before the federal budget is handed down, and less than two months before the program’s previous funding was due to expire. The minister said the $250m would support 118 ranger groups until June …

Latest NBN lottery reveals Australian homes set to receive new fibre-to-the-curb connection

Latest NBN lottery reveals Australian homes set to receive new fibre-to-the-curb connection

Posted April 19, 2018 10:48:50 We knew hundreds of thousands of additional homes were set to receive the NBN’s latest technology. Now we know which ones. NBN Co updated its website this week to reveal which 440,000 homes are to be the latest recipients of its fast, new fibre-to-the-curb (kerb) …