Information for Aged Care Providers - Issue 5

Page last updated: 03 December 2014

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #5 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:

  • Update to FAQs, information on transitional business advisory services,
  • Release of the ACFA report on ‘Improving the Collection of Financial Data from Aged Care Providers,
  • The letter sent from ACFA regarding your participation in surveys,
  • Security of tenure, and
  • Advocacy referrals.

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

Please refer to the attachment for further information. Please note all issues of the newsletter is published on the Department's Website.

Kind regards


Ageing and Aged Care Stream

Department of Social Services

Information for Aged Care Providers - Issue 5 - Cover