Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Increasing Consumer Choice) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Aged Care Act 1997
and
Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
to: enable funding for a home care package to ‘follow’ the care recipient; provide a consistent national approach to prioritising access to subsidised home care; and simplify the approval process for approved providers; and the
Aged Care Act 1997
to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the
Aged Care Amendment (Red Tape Reduction in Places Management) Act 2016
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11 Feb 2016
Second reading moved 11 Feb 2016
Second reading debate 01 Mar 2016
Second reading debate 02 Mar 2016
Second reading agreed to 02 Mar 2016
Third reading agreed to 02 Mar 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03 Mar 2016
Second reading moved 03 Mar 2016
Second reading debate 03 Mar 2016
Second reading agreed to 03 Mar 2016
Third reading agreed to 03 Mar 2016
Finally passed both Houses 03 Mar 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 19
  • Year: 2016
18 Mar 2016

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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