Consultation on the first release of Exposure Draft Aged Care Principles – 1 July 2014

Page last updated: 05 June 2014

Aged Care Reform: Release of Exposure Draft Subordinate Legislation

As part of the ongoing process to implement the aged care reforms, a number of Aged Care Act 1997 related Principles will be revoked and created for commencement on 1 July 2014.

From March 2014, the Department is progressively releasing Exposure Drafts of these legislative instruments for comment. The instruments are being released in batches and published for a period of three weeks each.

The first release of Exposure Drafts remained available for comment up until 14 April 2014, and included the:

How to provide comments

Any comments on the Exposure Drafts were to be submitted to the Aged Care Legislation mailbox ( by 14 April 2014.

Please note that, unless requested otherwise, comments received may be published, in whole or in part.