Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Aged Care Act 1997
  and
Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006
  to reflect business model changes to aged care services so that: approved provider status is linked to the allocation of funded aged care places; providers maintain appropriate expertise; 'key personnel' includes anyone with authority for controlling activities of a provider; assessments by Aged Care Assessment Teams are minimised; and accommodation bonds and similar payments are protected under the Accommodation Bond Guarantee Scheme. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
16 Oct 2008Introduced and read a first time
16 Oct 2008Second reading moved
13 Nov 2008Second reading debate
13 Nov 2008Referred to Main Committee
24 Nov 2008Second reading debate
25 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 2008Reported from Main Committee
26 Nov 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
26 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
26 Nov 2008Second reading moved
04 Dec 2008Second reading debate
04 Dec 2008Second reading agreed to
04 Dec 2008Committee of the Whole debate
04 Dec 2008Third reading agreed to


04 Dec 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
09 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 140

Year: 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate
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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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