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ACT Election 2020 – Priorities for the over 50s

ACT Election 2020 – Priorities for the over 50s

National Seniors outlines its priorities for the upcoming 2020 ACT election.

Summary
National Seniors Australia ACT Election 2020 Priorities for the over 50s Health Address long wait times for emergency and elective surgeries Reduce rising costs of specialist fees Housing Ensure more age-friendly housing in the ACT Enforce accessibility standards for safer aging in place End of Life Improve support for end of life care Build dedicated hospice facilities in Tuggeranong and Gungahlin Essential Services Reduce cost of living pressures for seniors Increase utilities subsidy and review eligibility criteria Age-Friendly Canberra Make Canberra accessible for all ages Allocate resources for age-friendly upgrades in the annual Budget Social Inclusion Provide opportunities for greater social inclusion among older people Establish community spaces for older people to combat social isolation
ACT Election 2020 - Priorities for the over 50s

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