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Governor General David Hurley receives the report of the aged care royal commission from Commissioner Lynelle Briggs at Admiralty House in Sydney, Friday. Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Aged care, death and taxes after the royal commission

One in two Australians aged over 70 will die in an aged care facility, but we don't think it will happen to us.
Image: Kathleen Brasher

Aged care isn’t working, but we can create neighbourhoods to support healthy ageing in place

If Australia created more age-friendly neighbourhoods — which really are more liveable for everyone — then we wouldn't have to rely so heavily on underfunded, substandard aged-care homes.
One of this year’s most refreshing developments was the youth-led action on climate change. AAP Image/Dan Peled

5 human rights issues that defined 2019

From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.

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