Aged care reform proposal, a blow to older people: MAV

The Federal Government is incapable of managing the aged care program without the partnership with local and state governments, the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) says. MAV president Dick Gross said the Council of Australian Government (COAG) would soon put forward a proposal to shift total responsibility for aged care to the Commonwealth, which could […]

Local government costs rise faster than CPI

Local government costs are projected to rise faster than CPI over the next year, figures released by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) showed. MAV president Cr Dick Gross said while cost increases have been reduced from five per cent in the previous year, the Cost Index calculated by the MAV shows they still increase […]


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