Here is our formal speaking order for rally day!
February 17th, 11:30am at Parliament House, North Terrace Adelaide.
SPEAKERS ORDER FOR ADELAIDE RALLY 17 FEB 2018
|11:30||Acknowledgement of Country||Eleanor|
|Introduction by Eleanor||Organiser|
|11.40||Performance, Nigel||Spoken Word|
|11:45||Statement from ARAS||Advocacy|
|11:50||Kelly Vincent||Dignity Party|
|12:05||Tony Zappia||Australian Labor Party|
|12:10||Annabel Digance||Labor SA|
|12:15||Noleen||Petitioner Mitcham Village CCTV|
|12:30||Stephen Wade||Liberal Party SA|
|12:35||Performance of poetry by Nigel||Spoken Word|
|12:45||Tammy Franks||Greens SA|
|12:55||Kelly Gladigau||SA Best candidate|
|13:00||Rob Brokenshire||Australian Conservatives SA|
|13:05||Frances Bedford||Independent for Florey|
|13:10||Kim and Honorine||Victorian Care Workers|
|13:20||Statement from anon||Care Worker|
|13:25||Tanya and Maria||ATSI Aged Care experiences|
|13:30||Performance of poetry by Nigel||Spoken Word|
|13:35||Closing statement by Eleanor||Organiser|
Organiser (Eleanor) to talk briefly about the report and its recommendations, and our campaign goals:
Mandatory reporting of elder abuse
A dedicated, transparent reporting system
Greater funding commitments and initiatives for aged care at a state and federal level
Nationally consistent training standards
Mandate minimum staff to resident ratios/skill mix
Revamp the National Accreditation standards
Strengthen ageing-in-place related legislation, and improve palliative care services
Workforce strategies to retain and attract quality staff
Registration of Care Workers
It should be a great day! Please be SunSmart if the weather is hot.
Due to roadworks, it might be prudent to use public transport such as a tram.
We will be speaking from the pavement to accommodate mobility aid users.
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Please be respectful of our speakers, and other attendees, and their right to hold differing opinions to your own.
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