Media Releases

Media Releases

Catholic Health and Aged Care Services Response to the 'Voluntary Assisted Dying Act'

On the 19th of June the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017‘ comes into effect in Victoria. Since the Act’s passing in 2017, Catholic health and aged care services in Victoria have been working together to ensure that we have a clear and consistent response to the Act. Our services are committed to excellent end of life care and have been serving the Australian community in end of life care for nearly 130 years. DOWNLOAD MEDIA RELEASE.

CHA congratulates returned Coalition Government

Catholic Health Australia congratulates Prime Minister Scott Morrison and all members of his Coalition Government on their Federal Election victory. Chief Executive Suzanne Greenwood said that Catholic Health Australia looks forward to continuing to work with the Government for improved health outcomes for all Australians. DOWNLOAD MEDIA RELEASE.

2019 Federal Budget

The Federal Budget was announced on 2 April 2019. CHA has provided a member briefing of the key issues in the 2019 Budget and in the Opposition’s Budget Response.

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CHA supports push for urgent aged care reform

Catholic Health Australia is supporting a diverse coalition of aged care providers, unions, health professionals and consumer groups who are calling on candidates in the May 18 Federal election to commit to “getting aged care right for everyone”.

CHA CEO Suzanne Greenwood said all Australians deserved to age well and with dignity, whether they chose to be at home or in residential aged care. DOWNLOAD MEDIA RELEASE.

Palliative Care in the Catholic Sector

On Tuesday March 12 Catholic Health Australia (CHA) celebrated the launch of the CHA report ‘Palliative Care in the Catholic Sector’ highlighting the extensive and excellent work Catholic Health providers are undertaking in the Palliative Care (PC) space.

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