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ACA Ch. 3 No. 12/2005 Determinations/Aged Care as made
This instrument determines the amount of the pensioner supplement.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Jun 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-2005
Tabled Senate09-Aug-2005
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2006
Repealed by Aged Care Act 1997 - Determination under section 44-28 (ACA Ch. 3 No 8/2006)

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

 

AGED CARE ACT 1997

 

SECTION 44-28

 

 

DETERMINATION OF RATES OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

(ACA Ch. 3 No. 12/2005)

 

 

PENSIONER SUPPLEMENT

 

Subsection 44-28(7) of the Aged Care Act 1997 (the Act) provides that the Minister may determine in writing the amount of the pensioner supplement. 

 

All care recipients who meet the requirements of subsection 44-28(2) of the Act and who are not excluded under subsection 44-28(3) of the Act are eligible for a pensioner supplement.  This includes residents who receive an income support payment (but who have not agreed to pay a large bond), residents with dependent children and residents provided with respite care. 

 

This determination sets the pensioner supplement rate with effect from 1 July 2005.

 

Consultation

 

As the indexation of this supplement uses a well established formula for indexation, no specific consultation with industry was undertaken with respect to this instrument.