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The purpose of this determination is to amend the Declared Hearing Services Determination 1997 to increase access to Australian Government Hearing Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and to make several minor technical amendments.
Administered by: Health
Registered 24 Nov 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Nov-2005
Tabled Senate28-Nov-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Declared Hearing Services Amendment Determination 2005 (No. 1)

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991

I, JULIE BISHOP, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 8 (4), (5), (6), (7) and (8) of the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991.

Dated   10 November                    2005

Julie Bishop

JULIE BISHOP

 


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Declared Hearing Services Amendment Determination 2005 (No 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 December 2005.

3              Amendment of Declared Hearing Services Determination 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Declared Hearing Services Determination 1997.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Subsection 3(1), definition of Aboriginal person

substitute

Aboriginal person has the meaning given by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

[2]           Subsection 3(1), definition of Australian children

Repeal the definition.

[3]           Subsection 3(1), after the definition of Act

insert

CDEP Program means the Community Development Employment Projects Program administered by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations.

 [4]          Subsection 3(1), definition of parent

substitute

parent, in relation to a young Australian, includes a step-parent, adoptive parent, foster parent or legal guardian of the young Australian.

 [5]          Subsection 3(1), definition of Torres Strait Islander

substitute

Torres Strait Islander has the meaning given by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

[6]           Subsection 3(1), after the definition of Torres Strait Islander

insert

young Australians has the meaning given by subsection 8 (10) of the Act, and young Australian has a corresponding meaning.

 [7]          Section 4, heading

substitute

Class 1 – Young Australians

[8]           Section 4

omit

Australian children

insert

young Australians

[9]           Paragraph 8(2)(a)

omit

an Australian child

insert

a young Australian

[10]         Paragraph 12(a)(i)

omit

an Australian child

insert

a young Australian

[11]         Paragraph 12(d)(ii)

substitute

(ii)                       over 50; or

(iii)           a participant in the CDEP Program; or

(iv)          an eligible person.

[12]         Subsection 13(1)

omit

Hearing Services Regulations (as in force from time to time)

insert

Australian Hearing Services Regulations 1992

[13]         Schedule 1, Part 1, heading

omit

Australian Children

(section 4)

insert

Young Australians

(section 4)

[14]         Schedule 1, Part 1, item 1

omit

child

insert

person

[15]         Schedule 1, Part 1, item 2(a)

omit

child’s

insert

person’s

[16]         Schedule 1, Part 1, item 5

substitute

5.  Ongoing advice and assistance about rehabilitation to the extent necessary to enable the person to achieve a rehabilitation outcome commensurate with his or her needs, including the provision of advice and support to the person’s parents, teachers and educational establishment on the management and support of the person concerning the hearing impairment.