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$93 million for NSW palliative care upgrades, but is it enough?

Published 1 September 2023

Big money is finally being spent on NSW palliative care facilities, but is it enough and will it improve end-of-life care?

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NSW news: Bushfire Brigade gets ready for work

Published 30 August 2023

The bushfire season starts at different times in different places. Fire danger signs are going digital. Time for us all to get ready.

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Battery fires are on the rise in NSW

Published 21 August 2023

Electric bikes, scooters and discarded batteries have a nasty way of bursting into flames. NSW is campaigning against battery fires.

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GP payroll tax: guess who’s paying?

Published 21 August 2023

GPs running their own practice don't pay it, but medical centres employing GPs as contractors must now pay it: the GP payroll tax.

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Utility costs in embedded networks under review

Published 18 August 2023

NSW News: The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is looking at the cost of utilities like power, gas and water for customers in embedded networks. This is where utilities are sold by a third party – such as in residential land lease communities - as well as some retirement villages and apartment complexes. [more]

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Here’s how to save on prescriptions from 1 September

Published 14 August 2023

Pharmacists are screaming blue murder but it's about time they were stopped whacking patients with unnecessary personal contributions.

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What would you rather, 4c/ltr off fuel or a $250 seniors regional travel card?

Published 9 August 2023

Stories about a 4c a litre fuel discount replacing the regional seniors travel card are just that for the moment: stories.

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Energy bill relief for embedded network users

Published 21 July 2023

Land lease communities and other embedded network consumers often face challenges in accessing rebates, here's what you might need to know to save money on your power bill this year.

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NSW News: Regional Seniors Travel Card applications suspended

Published 12 July 2023

If the NSW seniors regional transport card is dear to you heart, now maybe the time to write to the NSW Treasurer if you want to keep it.

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