Aged Care Act
Legal immunity for aged care providers must be removed from aged care bill: will strip residents of their rights1st Aug 2022
Aged care advocates and lawyers are calling on politicians to urgently remove the clause in the proposed aged care legislation – the Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response) Bill 2022 – that provides civil and criminal immunity to aged care providers.
25th Mar 2022
A proposed amendment to the Aged Care Act that will protect aged care providers from civil claims and criminal charges arising from unlawful restraint incidents must not proceed, say lawyers.
The Morrison Government is proposing astounding discrimination against vulnerable aged care residents24th Mar 2022
'When our Parliament is presented with a Bill which removes fundamental rights and liberties from a discrete cohort of Australians only, a cacophony of objections may be expected' writes Rodney Lewis. 'In this case, however, the victims have no voice.'