Ageing

Australia is a prosperous country built on the contribution of older Australians. Our ageing population deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. 

Upcoming portfolio legislation/Inquiries:

Restoring Territory Rights (Dying with Dignity) Bill 2016

On 13 June 2017, the Senate referred the matter below to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report:

Effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised