Welcome to Aged & Community Services Tasmania (ACST)
Aged and Community Services Tasmania (ACST) is the leading peak organisation for residential aged services, home care services and independent living providers in Tasmania. ACST provides members with leadership, advocacy and an expanding knowledge base from which to draw information to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing industry. Our members are the organisations who offer aged services in the community and within residential facilities.
Are you seeking more information about aged care for yourself or a loved one? Call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or visit the myagedcare.gov.au website here.
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ACST News Briefs Issue 257
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Budget 2015 – change to FBT meal and entertainment concessions
In the Federal Government’s Budget announcement earlier this month, it was declared that from April 2016, the salary packaged meal and entertainment concessions available for those working in the not-for-profit (NFP) sector would be capped at $5,000. The FBT exemption was described by the Treasurer as an “unfair tax benefit”, but with many NFP organisations…
2015 ACST State Conference – Launceston, 19 & 20 November
The conference planning committee has been busy working away and locking in some great keynote presenters for the conference on the 19th & 20th of November. Keep an eye out for more updates as they are released!
TAHPC Forum – “Tassie Communities Talk Death”
The Tasmanian Association for Hospice & Palliative Care Inc is delighted to host the “Tassie…
ACST Transformations Event: North-West
ACST is leading a challenging conversation about how we build the best aged services and health…
National Open Day
On 19 June 2015 ACSA members and the wider aged services sector in Australia will…