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Aged Care (Single Quality Framework) Reform Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the: Aged Care Act 1997 and Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013 to provide for a single set of aged care quality standards to apply to all Commonwealth funded aged care providers; Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013 to vary the functions of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency to reference the Aged Care Quality Standards; and Freedom of Information Act 1982 to exempt protected information acquired by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency from disclosure under the Act.

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 24/05/18  
Second reading moved 24/05/18  
Second reading debate 20/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 20/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 20/06/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/06/18  
Second reading moved 25/06/18  
Second reading debate 10/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 10/09/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 10/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 10/09/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/09/18  
Assent 21/09/18 Act no: 102 - Year: 2018
     

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
  • Derryn Hinch's Justice Party [sheet 8448]
HINCH, Sen Derryn

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)