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  • Consultation: Improving aged care for First Nations people - Closes 21 June

    The Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner is conducting consultation - Improving aged care for First Nations people - Closes 21 June

    The Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner, Andrea Kelly, wants to hear from older First Nations people, families, communities and stakeholders. The Interim Commissioner wants to understand First Nations people’s views on:

    • changes needed for culturally safe, trauma aware and healing informed access to aged care for First Nations people, carers, families and communities
    • the function and role of the First Nations Aged Care Commissioner.

    Have your say about culturally safe aged care for older First Nations people and the role of the permanent Commissioner.

    You can share feedback by:

    • attending an in person consultation:
      • 13 May 2024 - Yarrabah
      • 14 May 2024 - Horn Island
      • 15 + 16 May 2024 - Thursday Island
      • 17 May 2024 - Cairns
      • 3 June 2024 - Longreach
      • 4 + 5 June 2024 - Mt Isa
      • 6 June 2024 - Toowoomba
    • emailing interimFNACCconsultations@health.gov.au
    • post (including handwritten letters or notes) Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner, GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601.