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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 11.3

Meaning of people with special needs

                   For the purposes of this Act, the following people are people with special needs :

                     (a)  people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;

                     (b)  people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds;

                     (c)  people who live in rural or remote areas;

                     (d)  people who are financially or socially disadvantaged;

                     (e)  veterans;

                      (f)  people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless;

                     (g)  care-leavers;

                    (ga)  parents separated from their children by forced adoption or removal;

                     (h)  lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people;

                      (i)  people of a kind (if any) specified in the Allocation Principles.

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