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New Aged Care Act two years away, minister says

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It’s unlikely there will be a new Aged Care Act ahead of the two-year deadline set by the royal commission, aged care services minister Richard Colbeck has indicated.

In a keynote address to CEDA last Friday, Mr Colbeck said some of the royal commission’s recommendations will take time, including calls for brand new aged care legislation.

The final report of the royal commission makes 148 recommendations, including replacing the existing aged Aged Care Act with a new one by July 2023.

To read the full article, please visit the Australian Ageing Agenda website.



Source:
Judy Skatsson, 2021, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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