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  • Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Bill 2006

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    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to protection of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds, the bill enables the imposition of levies on approved providers in order to recover costs incurred by the Commonwealth as a result of repaying accommodation bond balances to residents in the event that an approved provider of a residential aged care service or a flexible care service becomes insolvent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2006

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    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to the protection of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds, the bill amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    and
    Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
    to provide for new prudential regulatory arrangements in relation to the management of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds and entry contributions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008

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    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    ,
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006
    and
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Act 2006
    to: simplify the fees and charges paid by residents of aged care facilities and the subsidies paid by the Commonwealth Government for residents who are unable to meet their own care and accommodation costs; broaden eligibility for community care grants for providers of Community Aged Care Packages and to providers of certain flexible care types; extend the application of aged care legislation to include Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

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    Date
    16 Oct 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Accreditation Agency) Bill 1998

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    Date
    11 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Aged care portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 1999

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    Date
    23 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Aged care portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Residential Care) Bill 2006

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    Date
    13 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to: harmonise aged care and pension assets tests in relation to income streams purchased on or after 20 September 2007 and asset disposals (i.e. gifts); and clarify the delegation of certain powers to Aged Care Assessment Teams. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Residential Care) Bill 2007

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    Date
    21 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to introduce new arrangements for allocating residential aged care subsidies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Securing the Future of Aged Care for Australians) Bill 2007

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    Date
    19 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    in relation to residential aged care to: simplify fees and charges paid by residents who cannot fully meet their own care and accommodation costs; combine the current concessional resident supplement and pensioner supplement into a single asset-tested accommodation supplement; broaden eligibility for community care grants for providers of Community Aged Care Packages; and extend eligibility to providers of Extended Aged Care at Home and Extended Aged Care at Home - Dementia. Also makes technical amendments to the
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006
    and
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Act 2006

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Security and Protection) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to establish: a scheme for compulsory reporting of abuse of persons in aged care; new complaints investigation procedures; and a new role of Aged Care Commissioner to replace the existing Commissioner for Complaints. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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