People with dementia

Discrimination against people living with dementia

Three out of four people who live with dementia say people don’t keep in touch like they used to, while 65 per cent say people they know have been avoiding or excluding them, results from a Dementia Australia survey have found1. The survey findings, released at the start of Dementia Action Week 2020, reveal just how big an issue discrimination is and the impacts it has for people living with dementia, their families and carers. Dementia affects close to half ...
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Inclusive education for students during lockdown

Researchers and graduate teachers from Monash University’s Faculty of Education have come together to address the challenges the education sector faces in providing a quality, inclusive learning environment for students across Victoria during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. As Victorian schools, ...
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Case against cuts to JobKeeper, JobSeeker programs

With the rates and size of JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs being reduced progressively from next month onward, experts on the other side of debate claim it will only hurt the poor and the needy. To make matters worse, they believe, ...
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Melbourne houses have better long-term prospects than Sydney’s

Despite the doom and gloom of COVID-19 all over and the Melbourne houses losing more than 5% of value, some experts now believe that prospective home buyers in Melbourne will do better than those in Sydney and should start preparing ...
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Payal Ghosh accuses Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct

A little known Bollywood actress Payal Ghosh has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of molestation attempt, asking the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help in a tweet on Saturday September 19. Recalling an incident when he got naked in front of ...
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Aarti Bajaj to perform at HOTA’s ‘Return to Earth’

Gold Coast performing artist, Aarti Bajaj has been announced as one of the performers in a brand new production presented by Home of the Arts (HOTA) titled 'Return to Earth'. ‘Return to Earth’, scheduled to be performed on Saturday, 10th ...
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Justice for Disha Salian will yield Justice for Sushant

When Disha Salian fell to her death on the night between June 8 and June 9 at 1.30AM – falling from her flat in Galaxy apartments in Malad West, there was only on version of her death – suicide. And ...
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Australian Citizenship Test to have 5 Questions on Australian Values

From 15 November 2020, there will be an updated Australian Citizenship Test with a clear focus on Australian values. The test will incorporate 5 of 20 multiple-choice questions on Australian values. Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural ...
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University of Melbourne – No. 1 for Indian Victorians

The World rankings of universities and other educational institutions for 2021 have been released by the Times Higher Education. The University of Melbourne (UoM) has gone up one place and moved to the 31st spot in the world overall and ...
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Aged Care: Paul Keating v Marc Robinson model

With COVID-19 turning the world upside down in 2020, all eyes have been cast on how our politicians manage the new situation. With a very high number of Australian COVID-19 infections and deaths being in the aged care sector – ...
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CEDA report calls for skilled migration overhaul

Dispelling many myths, economic modelling undertaken by CEDA in its latest research report has found that immigration to Australia has not harmed the jobs and earnings of local workers. CEDA’s report, Effects of temporary migration, examines the impact of immigration and ...
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Vengsarkar calls for Indian coaches in IPL

The outspoken former India batsman, captain and chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar has come out against IPL franchises taking the option of selecting coaches for their teams from outside India. Vengsarkar is advocating the idea that more IPL franchises should ...
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Cortical Vision device to restore vision to the blind

A revolutionary cortical vision device, developed by Monash University researchers that could one day help restore vision to the blind, is being prepared for world-first human clinical trials in Melbourne. Through Monash University’s Cortical Frontiers project, researchers have developed miniaturised, ...
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Refugee women fighting human rights violations

Refugee women and girls in camps on the Thai-Burma border are among the first-responders fighting human rights violations and helping local communities cope with the additional challenges of COVID-19. For many, this continues work they’ve been doing for years, drawing on their ...
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Oversupply of ‘off the Plan’ units – Danger Zones

RiskWise Property Research has identified the Top 10 ‘Danger Zones’ areas in Australia for high settlement and cash flow risk. RiskWise CEO Doron Peleg said property investors should be extra cautious of the high degree of risk associated with off-the-plan units, that ...
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