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Regulatory Bulletin

The Department of Health’s aged care regulatory functions have been transferred to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner. As these take effect from 1 January 2020, the content on this page is currently undergoing review. For a summary of key changes, please click here

The Regulatory Bulletin is a targeted communication to assist services in understanding how specific requirements and processes fit into the overarching aged care regulatory framework. It articulates expectations and underlying reasons for the Commission's approach.

Use the links to access previous issues of the Regulatory Bulletin:


Issue no. 2020-3.0 Reconsideration of regulatory decisions
Issue no. 2020-2.0 Quality Assessor Registration 
Issue no. 2020-1.0 Assessment Contacts in residential and home services
Issue no. 2019-8.1 Regulation of physical and chemical restraint
Issue no. 2019-7.1 Reconsideration of regulatory decisions
Issue no. 2019-6.2 Regulatory decision making
Issue no. 2019-5.3 Aged Care Quality Standards performance assessment methodology
Issue no. 2019-4.1 Responding to non-compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards
Issue no. 2019-3.2 Exclusion of specific dates for unannounced visits
Issue no. 2019-1.3 Serious Risk

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