Aged Care Sector Committee - Communiqué – 12 May 2017 Extra-ordinary meeting

Page last updated: 18 May 2017

On Friday 12 May the Aged Care Sector Committee held an extra-ordinary meeting in Sydney.

The primary purpose of the meeting was to provide further advice to the Aged Care Legislated Review, led by Mr David Tune, AO PSM.

The Australian Department of Health also provided members with an overview of the aged care measures announced in the 2017-18 Budget on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

The Committee also noted the appointment of Ms Kate Carnell AO and Professor Ron Paterson ONZM to a two person panel to review the National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes.

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, did not attend this meeting as he is overseas.

The next Committee meeting will be the second full meeting for 2017 and will be held on Friday 16 June in Canberra.

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