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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 63.2

Annual report on the operation of the Act

             (1)  The Minister must, as soon as practicable after 30 June but before 30 November in each year, cause to be laid before each House of the Parliament a report on the operation of this Act during the year ending on 30 June of that year.

             (2)  A report under subsection (1) must include information about the following matters:

                     (a)  the extent of unmet demand for places; and

                     (b)  the adequacy of the Commonwealth subsidies provided to meet the care needs of residents; and

                     (c)  the extent to which providers are complying with their responsibilities under this Act and the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 ; and

                    (ca)  the amounts of * accommodation payments and * accommodation contributions paid; and

                   (cb)  the amounts of those accommodation payments and accommodation contributions paid as * refundable deposits and * daily payments; and

                     (d)  the amounts of * accommodation bonds and * accommodation charges charged; and

                     (e)  the duration of waiting periods for entry to residential care; and

                      (f)  the extent of building, upgrading and refurbishment of aged care facilities; and

                     (g)  the imposition of any sanctions for non-compliance under Part 4.4, including details of the nature of the non-compliance and the sanctions imposed;

but is not limited to information about those matters.



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