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


Type
Government
Originating house
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.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/10/08  
Second reading moved 16/10/08  
Second reading debate 13/11/08  
Referred to Main Committee 13/11/08  
Second reading debate 24/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/08  
Reported from Main Committee 26/11/08  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/11/08  
Second reading moved 26/11/08  
Second reading debate 04/12/08  
Second reading agreed to 04/12/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 04/12/08  
Third reading agreed to 04/12/08  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04/12/08  
Assent 09/12/08 Act no.: 140 of 2008
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5652 revised]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (16/10/2008): Senate Community Affairs Committee
  • Committee report (20/11/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )