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M17/2012 Principles as made
This instrument incorporates the updated version of the document known as the RAP Schedule into the MRCA Treatment Principles. The RAP Schedule (Rehabilitation and Appliances Schedule) has been updated to, among other things, list the new appliance of 'positional sleep apnoea' as an appliance that may be made available to members and former members of the Defence Force or to their dependants.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 07 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-May-2012
Tabled Senate10-May-2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


Australian Government

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004


MRCA Treatment Principles (RAP Schedule/Incorporated Documents Update) Instrument 2012


Instrument No.M17/2012



I, Warren Snowdon, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, pursuant to subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, approve this instrument made by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

Dated this  16th                       day of    April                         2012

Warren Snowdon………………………………………………



The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, by its delegates, pursuant to subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, varies the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument No.M21 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

Dated this         4th                    day of            April                        2012


The Seal of the                                                )

Military Rehabilitation                                    )

and Compensation Commission                   )SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                )

presence of:                                                     )


Ian Campbell                      Shane Carmody          Major General Mark Kelly


IAN CAMPBELL                     SHANE CARMODY       Major General Mark Kelly

        PSM                                                                                                         AO DSC









[1]     Name of Instrument

This instrument is the MRCA Treatment Principles (RAP Schedule/Incorporated Documents Update) Instrument 2012.


[2]     Commencement


(a) Subject to (b), this instrument commences on the day after the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.


(b) Section 1 of this instrument, as it has effect for item 25 of the Schedule 1 to be inserted in the MRCA Treatment Principles, is taken to have commenced on 21 December 2011.







1.      Schedule 1 (Dates for Incorporated Documents)


            omit, substitute:






The date for :


          1.       Notes for Local Medical Officers (paragraph 1.4.1);


2.       Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fee Schedules for Medical Services (paragraph 3.5.1);


3.       Notes for Allied Health Providers (paragraphs 3.5.1 and 7.1A.1);


4.       Optometrist Fees for Consultation (paragraph 3.5.1);


5.       DVA Schedule of Fees Orthoptists (paragraph 3.5.1);


6.       Pricing Schedule for visual aids (paragraph 3.5.1);


7.       ...


8.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dentists and Dental Specialists (paragraph 3.5.1);


9.       Fee Schedule of Dental Services for Dental Prosthetists (paragraph 3.5.1);


          10.     Chiropractors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);


11.     Diabetes Educators Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);


12.     Dietitians Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);



13.     Exercise Physiologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);



14.     Occupational Therapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);



15.     Osteopaths Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);



16.     Physiotherapists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);



17.     Psychologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);



18.     Podiatrists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);


19.     Social Workers Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);


20.     Clinical Counsellors Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);


21.     Speech Pathologists Schedule of Fees (paragraph 3.5.1);


22.     Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs      Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and Fees — Community Nursing Services;


23.     Notes for Coordinated Veterans' Care Program Providers;


24.     Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) National Guidelines (paragraph 11.2A.1);


25.     RAP National Schedule of Equipment (paragraph 11.2A.1);


is 21 December 2011.