The Queensland Government's response to the Parliamentary
Committee review of the Retirement
Villages Act 1999
(RVA) was tabled in Parliament on 26 February 2013.
The response supports the immediate implementation of 12 of the 37
recommendations contained in the Committee's report.
The Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA) has issued an industry alert
prompted by the 127 complaints received between March and October 2012
from consumers and industry regarding the responsibilities of Service
Providers in relation to a care recipient's security of tenure.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has released the findings of an education and
compliance campaign undertaken last year which focused on Queensland's
aged care industry.
Brian Herd gave an interview recently on aged care in Australia.
The Directors Liability Reform Amendment Bill 2012 was introduced to the Queensland parliament this week.