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Aged care sector to health minister Andrew Little: we’ve heard it all before

Jenny Ruth
Tue, 02 Aug 2022

Aged care sector to health minister Andrew Little: we’ve heard it all before
Aged Care Matters convenor Norah Barlow said "it's desperate times". (Photo: Supplied)
Jenny Ruth
Tue, 02 Aug 2022
The aged care sector panned comments by health minister Andrew Little that there should be pay parity for nurses in the sector with nurses working in public hospitals.Little told a media conference on Monday that the issue is “a priority”, specifically referring to aged care as well as other health workers.“The ministry, myself and others will shortly be receiving advice on how we can get a parity process underway,” Little said.Asked why there needs to be a process, Little said there are thousands of employees involved.&...

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