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ACA Ch. 3 No. 6/2007 Determinations/Aged Care as made
This Determination specifies basic subsidy amounts for residents for residential care.
Administered by: Health
Registered 28 Jun 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Aug-2007
Tabled Senate07-Aug-2007
Date of repeal 20 Mar 2008
Repealed by Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy - Basic Subsidy Amount) Determination 2008 (No. 1)



Determination under section 44-3


I, CHRISTOPHER PYNE, Minister for Ageing, acting under section 44-3(2) of the Aged Care Act 1997, REVOKE, immediately before 1 July 2007, Determination ACA Ch. 3 No.1 /2006 and DETERMINE, commencing on 1 July 2007, that the amounts of BASIC SUBSIDY payable in respect of a day are as set out below.


1.             Subject to 2., 3. and 4., an amount, depending upon the classification level of the care recipient being provided with residential care and whether the residential care being provided is respite care, equal to


Classification Level




   RCS  1



   RCS  2



   RCS  3



   RCS  4



   RCS  5



   RCS  6



   RCS  7



   RCS  8



   Respite High



   Respite Low




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 that 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 basic subsidy for respite care is nil ($0.00).


4.             Where a care recipient being provided with residential care is taken to be classified at the lowest applicable classification level because the appraisal, or reappraisal, of the care recipient is received by the Secretary outside the * appraisal period or * reappraisal period, an amount for each day, depending upon the classification of the care recipient after the Secretary receives the appraisal or reappraisal, equal to


Default RCS Rate


   Late RCS  1


   Late RCS  2


   Late RCS  3


   Late RCS  4


   Late RCS  5


   Late RCS  6


   Late RCS  7


   Late RCS  8



     *Appraisal period and *reappraisal period are defined in subsection 21.11(3) of the Residential Care

        Subsidy Principles 1997.







Dated…….…26th……….day of……June……….. 2007




Signed by









Minister for Ageing