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ACA Ch. 3 No. 6/2005 Determinations/Aged Care as made
This instrument determines the amount of the respite supplement.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Jun 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-2005
Tabled Senate09-Aug-2005
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2006
Repealed by Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy - Amount of Respite Supplement) Determination 2005




Determination under section 44-12



I, JULIE BISHOP, Minister for Ageing, acting under section 44-12(3) of the Aged Care Act 1997, REVOKE, immediately before 1 July 2005, Determination ACA Ch. 3 No. 9/2004, and DETERMINE, commencing on 1 July 2005, that the amounts of RESPITE SUPPLEMENT payable in respect of a day are as set out below.



1.             Subject to 2., an amount, depending upon the classification level of the care recipient being provided with residential care and the State or Territory in which the residential care service is located, equal to


Classification Level

Certified Aged Care Homes

Non-certified Aged Care Homes

Respite Care – High Level *



Respite Care – Low Level *



* These Supplements are only payable for the “Maximum Number of Days” set out in section 21.18 of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.



2.             Where the maximum number of days on which the care recipient may have been provided with residential care as respite care during a relevant financial year has been reached, the basic subsidy for respite care is nil ($0.00).  The maximum number of days is set out in section 21.18 of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.

3.             For care recipients in residential care services which provide a greater proportion of care to recipients of respite care than that specified in the conditions attached to the allocation of places to the approved provider of the residential care service, the respite supplement is nil ($0.00).


Dated …….Twenty first…………… day of....June………………… 2005



Minister for Ageing