This is where you’ll find links to latest research about aged care and ageing-in-place, relevant reports from and about our work, and the annual report from our president.

KDCCA President’s Annual Reports

The president’s report give an overview of the Association’s activities for the year. It is presented to members at the annual general meeting.

2023 President’s Report

2022 President’s Report

Investigation of Ageing in Place Services and Infrastructure in the Gympie Region Final Report 2022

Gympie Regional Council – Ageing in Place Report – Implementation Progress Report 2023-2024

Livestream recording 26/6/24 – GRC meeting Ageing in Place progress report – commences 1:17:35

Rural Ageing in Kilkivan

A qualitative investigation into ageing options in Kilkivan by Associate Professor Amanda Beatson & Dr Udo Gottlieb.

Social and Financial Report May 2024 – Mabel Wood McLeod

This report evaluates the social return on investment for KDCCA and explores the financial analysis of the Rise & Shine accommodation project.

Statement – K&DCCA Response to Gympie Regional Council’s Ageing in Place Progress Report – 26 June 2024

This is the Associations response to Gympie Regional Council’s Ageing in Place Progress Report tabled at the 26 June 2024 council meeting.

Aged Friendly Housing Can Reduce Hospitalisations

21 June 2024 – Australian Senior News
The Retirement Living Council has welcomed the findings of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) ‘Injury in Australia’ report as an important reminder about the benefits of age-appropriate housing.

Housing cooperatives – housing alternative

Yvonne Jenkins does not own the house she has lived in for the past 24 years, but she has not worried about her rent drastically increasing or being forced to move out at short notice.

Council on the Ageing visitors program connects people with older South Australians at risk of social isolation or loneliness.

8 July 2024 – ABC News Online
A community program is helping older South Australians to form meaningful social connections and tackle loneliness.

Latest Aged Care Data Highlights Need For Urgent Reform

12 July 2024 – Australian Seniors News
The National Aged Care Data Clearinghouse 2022-23 statistics found that over the past decade the number of admissions to home care has increased by 267%.
Council Executive Director, Daniel Gannon said the statistics – combined with Australia’s ageing population – should ring alarm bells for the Australian Government.