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contents 3 From the President

12 Aged Care update 14 2015 National Conference news 15 2016 National Conference news 16 National CPD update 22 Professional Practice news 23 Ethics news 24 Branch news:

4 Latest News • National Office relocation • May Board report • Primary Health Networks • Medicare Review • EOIs: Working in a Culturally

and Linguistically Diverse Society Clinical Guideline

• New South Wales • Northern Territory • Queensland • Southern Australia • Tasmania • Victoria • Western Australia

• Australian Stroke Coalition 9 Spotlight on Professional Support 10 Speech Pathology Week 2015


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