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Plenary enters funds management, nabs AMP Capital executive

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
... going onto investment director, social infrastructure and PPPS and later principal, head of social infrastructure and aged care. She has also previously worked at Ord Minnett and Henderson Global Investors. In her new role, Mizzi will establish and grow ...

Australian Unity to acquire aged care facility provider

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... a development site in Brisbane's Auchenflower that has development approval for a retirement village and residential aged care precinct. The purchase will also expand Australian Unity's Queensland presence; it currently acts as the master developer of ...

Aged care workers depended on ERS: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
Aged care employees relied more on the early release of superannuation (ERS) scheme compared to other workers health and community services sectors, research from HESTA reveals. The proportion of HESTA members who work in aged care and childhood education ...

AFCA welcomes new chair

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... currently the chancellor of Swinburne University, chair of the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council, and chair of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce for the federal government. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in ...

COVID support temporarily improves inequality

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... position will reduce future fiscal flexibility," Miller said. "The significant increase ($18 billion over five years) in aged care spending is welcome but will continue the trend of a greater share of government spending being allocated to older Aust ...

Advice practices set to benefit from tax cuts

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
... Billson said. The Financial Planning Association of Australia said it welcomes a number of changes to superannuation and aged care outlined in the budget. "The FPA supports a commitment by the Government to reduce the number of regulators in financial ...

No big losers in FY22 budget

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... introduced from July next year. Older Australians will also be looked after in the form of a $17.7 billion injection into the aged care system. Frydenberg announced the funding of a further 80,000 home care packages to the existing 195,000. Residents ...

Retirees freed from legacy products

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... to capital and flexibility of drawdowns, preventing them from effectively using their retirement savings for health, aged care, and other large expenses in retirement," budget papers read. Individuals starting a new retirement product will be limited ...

Aged care expenditure to jump 37%

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
The aged care sector is set for a major boost to address problems raised in the Royal Commission and prepare for the coming wave of aging retirees. Aged care expenditure will increase 7% during 2021-22 to $24.3 billion and by 37% over the next four ...

Mercer launches aged care support service

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
Mercer has launched a service to assist employees navigate the complex world of aged care. Care & Living with Mercer aims to be a one-stop shop, providing information on aged care and living options across home care, retirement living and residential ...
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