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