August 2, 2020

Fair Work Australia has temporarily added special Pandemic Leave clauses to the following Modern Awards:

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services Award

  • Aged Care Award

  • Ambulance and Patient Transport Industry Award

  • Health Professionals and Supp...

July 9, 2020

This week the Prime Minister announced over 6,000 new Home Care Packages effective immediately. This is for a mix of levels 1,2 & 3 and is good news, but just a start of what is needed with over 100,000 people on the waiting list. Instead of 6,000 as a one off increase...

June 16, 2020

Home Care providers need to ensure they have implemented the changes requiremented for this financial year, including but not limited to putting up their price list on My Aged Care website and changing how they charge management and care fees. Don't be left non complia...

June 3, 2020

Casual loading in the Aged Care and Community Modern Awards is due to change soon. On weekends and public holidays currently casuals get the weekend/public holiday penalty and not the 25% casual loading. When the change comes through in early next financial year, casua...

May 7, 2020

Dure to the pandemic and the ATO's focus on Job Keeper Single Touch payroll version 2 implementation has been delayed. There has been no date set for this to go live but 1/7/2021 is the most likely date with 30/6/2022 the mostly like mandatory date to change of to the...

September 16, 2019

Today the ATO announced the introduction of new version of Single Touch payroll, STP version 2 planned to go live on 1/7/2020.  I attended the ATO's webinar on this today and can reassure our current and future users of our Inerva Software that we will be at the forefr...

July 1, 2019

Hopefully everyone is prepared for the new Aged Care Quality Standards starting today. 

Read more at: https://www.agedcarequality.gov.au/providers/standards

June 19, 2019

Just a reminder about implementing new contracts and new Charter for Residential Aged Care and Home Care clients. The new Charter for existing Residential residents must be rolled out by 30/9/2019 and for Home Care 31/1/2019

Read more at: https://www.theweeklysource.com...

May 13, 2019

Queensland and South Australia have reported large flu outbreaks this year already. Sadly 17 people have died from the flu already this year in SA. The medical advice is to vaccinate, wash your hands/benches and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze to minimise the...

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New Pandemic leave causes added to Health Care Modern Awards

August 2, 2020

Fair Work Australia has temporarily added special Pandemic Leave clauses to the following Modern Awards:

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Ser...

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