What’s happening in Canberra
Sam Chisholm AO leaves many legacies, high among those the leadership he gave to Australia’s Organ and Tissue Authority, as inaugural Chairman.
He oversaw the establishment of the national program to increase organ and tissue donation for Australians in need of life-saving and life-transforming transplants.
Let’s get physical - almost $23 million in new grants available to community sporting groups to help older Australians keep fit and well. Wonderful to join Barbara Samuels of Berrington Como, Steve Irons MP and Cycling Without Age’s Karen O’Connor on one of their new trishaws.
Announcing the aged care red tape reduction project with Human Services Minister Michael Keenan and Swan MP Steve Irons, at Berrington Como, with 86 year old resident Michael Paul and Berrington CEO Glen Gillingham.
As we remember the epic journey of Molly, Daisy and Grace we also pay tribute to the many people who passed away at the Moore River Native Settlement, including 203 children.