The competition watchdog is taking Bupa Aged Care to court alleging that for more than a decade it charged residents for numerous expensive services it never provided.
Thousands of ageing Australians who were abused while in institutional care as children now face the "terrifying" prospect of entering an aged care system that reckons with its own allegations of misconduct.
Stronger regulations limiting the use of physical and chemical restraints in aged care homes will take effect from July after evidence emerged earlier this year showing dementia patients strapped to their chairs.
Once again, the Opposition Leader's claim on aged-care funding cuts has been found to be misleading.
Every week, 50 young people with high support needs are admitted into aged care homes across the country. Now the push is on to get them out.
The aged care industry says the current funding model and more complex care needs mean rising costs are outstripping funding, even before an overhaul likely to come out of the royal commission.
Cashed-up baby boomers are thumbing their noses at tradition and ending their lives on their own terms, pre-planning their deaths by engaging death doulas, visiting death cafes and even opting for burial without a coffin.
Climate change, drugs and mental health — what do the next generation think are the most pressing issues facing regional Australians?
With more than 110 people taking up hospital beds in South Australia while waiting for their NDIS plans, there are calls for the Federal Government to foot the bill for the delays.