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Menzies School of Health Research

For over 30 years, the Menzies School of Health Research has been a beacon for development, sustainability, health improvement, economic advancement and transformation.

As Australia’s leading medical research institute dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

 

My Aged Care

My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. My Aged Care is part of the Australian Government’s changes to the aged care system which have been designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.

My Aged Care is made up of the website and a contact centre. Together they can provide you with information on aged care for yourself, a family member, friend or someone you’re caring for. 

National Aged Care Alliance

The National Aged Care Alliance is a representative body of peak national organisations in aged care, including consumer groups, providers, unions, and health professionals, working together to determine a more positive future for aged care in Australia.

The Alliance was formed in April 2000. Representatives attending the inaugural meeting resolved to recommend to their organisations that a united policy agenda be developed to achieve better outcomes for the care of older Australians.

Four broad issues were identified:

National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)

The Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative forms part of the University's Hallmark Research Initiatives, which aim to enable the maturing of focused research communities that build on existing strengths across the University and beyond. The Initiatives have been established in selected priority areas which have significant potential to harness cross-University capabilities and open up targeted funding opportunities.

National Continence Helpline

Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66

The National Continence Helpline is a free telephone advisory service staffed by a team of continence nurse advisors who provide information, education and advice to callers with incontinence or who are caring for someone with incontinence. The Helpline also provides information and advice to health professionals.

Common topics covered by the Helpline include: