Aged Care Act Exposure Draft
The Australian Government released the Aged Care Act Exposure Draft on 14 December 2023, together with a consultation paper that explains the main concepts. This ground-breaking piece of legislation, which is scheduled to come into effect on 1 July 2024, will inform the future of Australia’s aged care.
Click on the links below to read the:
- Exposure Draft – Aged Care Bill 2023
- New Aged Care Act: exposure draft – Consultation paper no. 2
- New Aged Care Act: exposure draft – Consultation paper no. 2 summary – Plain English version
The government also released the summary report of its recent consultations on the foundations of the new Aged Care Act. It’s pleasing to see that this report picks up contributions from those who participated in the COTA Australia and OPAN-led forums as well as from our joint submission with 11 other organisations.