Aged Care Act Amendments Update

This is an update on the planned overhaul of the Commonwealth Aged Care Act. Submissions from stakeholders and the general public closed on 8 March 2024. More than a dozen submissions about the exposure draft of the new Act were received by the Department of Health...

Proposed Aged Care Bill 2023: Our Guide to the First Chapter

The consultation about the Aged Care Bill 2023 (the Bill) has been extended to 8 March 2024. For more information about this consultation see https://www.health.gov.au/our-work/aged-care-act/consultation. This Bill remains a work in progress with the funding...

Supported decision making – a legal perspective

STEP NSW has invited Michael Perkins to present this seminar for STEP members and the STEP extended network. Date: Wednesday 10 April 2024 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Type: Lunch & Learn Location: Zoom webinar Topic: Supported decision making – A legal...

It’s up to us: the rising significance of family, carers and informal support systems

It’s up to us – the rising significance of family, carers and informal support systems While politicians and Government will try to improve services being delivered to ageing and disabled Australians, in our experience, it is family, carers and community volunteers...