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Second Reading Speeches

Aged Care Amendment (Security and Protection) Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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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.

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