AUSTRALIA DAYAUSTRALIA DAY

AUSTRALIA DAY

David Dawson - 25th January 2024 It is unfortunate that the discussion about Australia Day has degenerated into a culture war, complete with unwelcome overtones of racism. Views on Australia…
Australia’s ageing populationAustralia’s ageing population

Australia’s ageing population

Australia’s population is ageing and increasing in ethnic diversity. Approximately 30% of Australia’s population was born overseas, and over 300 identified languages are spoken in Australian homes (ABS, 2021). With the number of cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) Australians set to increase further, and people living longer than ever before, further aged care reforms are drastically needed. While aging presents a variety of challenges for all, these challenges can be exacerbated for older people from CALD backgrounds, who are required to navigate and engage with services and systems not specifically designed with them in mind.
Vale Dr Anthony Pun OAM, Founding Chair of MCC NSWVale Dr Anthony Pun OAM, Founding Chair of MCC NSW

Vale Dr Anthony Pun OAM, Founding Chair of MCC NSW

After a long battle with illness, Dr Anthony (Tony) Pun passed away on May 17 in Sydney, aged 77, after a lifetime of service, advocating at the highest levels of government for better health outcomes and ethnic harmony for all Australians