Support to ease cost-of-living pressures ahead of caucus meeting

With Labor’s cost-of-living caucus meeting today, National Seniors Australia (NSA) supports moves to reduce pressures for all Australians, including older people. NSA Chief Executive Officer Mr Chris Grice said a recent survey of 6,500 older people found that cost-of-living was the most important issue, followed by private health and primary health care. When asked specifically […]

National Seniors Australia enters new era with new Chief Executive Officer

After almost seven years of advocating for the rights of older Australians, Mr Ian Henschke has left National Seniors Australia and his role as Chief Advocate. “Ian joined National Seniors as Chief Advocate in 2017. During this time, he has championed our advocacy work, elevated our profile and together with the support of credible research […]

Aged care reform underway

The long-awaited draft of a new federal Aged Care Act has arrived for public consultation. National Seniors Australia is directly involved on your behalf in scrutinising the draft legislation to be sure it lives up to the hopes and expectations we all have for a better aged care system. The draft legislation is an important […]

Cost a barrier to healthcare for older Australians

New research from National Seniors Australia suggests 68% of older people have recently gone without or hesitated to access essential healthcare because of cost. The report is based on a survey of nearly 6000 people aged 50 and older. The survey found only 32% of respondents said cost had not affected their access to health […]

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