Release of Second Package of Exposure Draft Subordinate Legislation for 1 July 2014

Page last updated: 22 November 2016

This Information was distributed on 15 April 2014.

As part of the ongoing process to implement the aged care reforms, a number of Principles made under the Aged Care Act 1997 (the Act) will be amended or created for commencement on 1 July 2014.

Following the first release of Exposure Drafts of Aged Care Principles, a second release of Exposure Drafts is now available for comment. They are the:

Accompanying this release is an Overview document that provides a plain-English guide to the proposed changes to the Aged Care Principles that will take effect from 1 July 2014.

The instruments will be available on the Department of Social Services website for a period of three weeks each:

Comments on this second release are due by 05 May 2014.

Comments on the Exposure Drafts can be sent to: Agedcarelegislation@dss.gov.au.

Release of the remaining Exposure Drafts will be available for comment shortly.

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Department of Social Services