Newsletter for Providers of the Aged Care Sector - Issue #10

Page last updated: 22 January 2016

This information was distributed on 23 January 2015

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #10 of the Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter.

The intention of this newsletter is to provide a snapshot of advice on key issues for aged care providers; and to assist stakeholders to understand the changes to aged care following the 1 July 2014 changes, as well as information on the 1 July 2015 changes. The Department will distribute this information regularly.

This week's issue discusses the following topics:

  • Thank you for making a difference - Online survey of Home Care Packages;
  • Transitional Business Advisory Services – ending 30 June 2015;
  • Information on deeming;
  • Final reminder about the cessation of the payroll tax supplement from 1 January 2015;
  • How to calculate a top-up Daily Accommodation Contribution;
  • Information on what is next for My Aged Care;
  • The Veterans’ Supplement in Residential Care and Home Care Packages; and
  • Homecaretoday Newsletter and webinar reminder.

If you have any enquiries, would like to request further clarification or request specific topics be included in the newsletter, please contact

Please refer to the attachments for further information.

Kind regards
Ageing and Aged Care Stream
Department of Social Services

Newsletter for Providers of the Aged Care Sector - Issue #10 - Cover