Government Submissions

Proposals and submissions to government departments

 

2020 Submissions

 

November 2020

Response to Counsel Assisting's final submissions
- Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Queensland Law Reform Commission
- A legal framework for voluntary assisted dying consultation paper

 

October 2020

Improving the food, nutrition and mealtime experience in aged care

Pathways and tertiary education in aged care

National Disability Strategy Stage 2 consultation

Medical Research and Innovation Priorities for 2020–2022
- A submission to the Medical Research Future Fund

 

September 2020

Support Coordination under the National Disability Insurance Scheme
 

August 2020

Restrictive practices
- submission to the Disability Royal Commission

The importance of dementia-enabling housing
- submission to the Australia Building Codes Board
 

July 2020

A wellness and enablement approach for people living with dementia

People with younger onset dementia in the aged care system

Aged care system governance, market management, and roles and responsibilities

Emergency planning and response

Federal 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission
 

June 2020

The Needs of Carers of People Living with Dementia
- submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs inquiry into homelessness in Australia

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare Delirium Clinical Care Standards Review

Department of Health consultation on an Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme

Joint Select Committee inquiry on Palliative Care in Western Australia

Aged Services Industry Reference Committee consultation on the reimagined care worker

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability rights and attitudes issues paper

 

March 2020

National Framework for Advance Care Planning Documents

Health care for people with cognitive disability

Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Roadmap

Response to Counsel Assisting’s Submissions on Program Design

NSW Disability Inclusion Act Review

Response to Counsel Assisting’s submissions on the future of the aged care workforce
 

January 2020

Dementia Australia’s response to the Parliament of Victoria’s Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

2020 ACAR –Identifying Residential Aged Care Needs

Program design submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Proposed response to elder abuse in the ACT

Northern Territory health care decision maker consultation

Response to RACGP's Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice

Federal 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

ACT 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

NSW 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

VIC 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

QLD 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

SA 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

NT 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

TAS 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

WA 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission
 


2019 Submissions

December 2019

Evaluation of the National Framework for Action on Dementia 2015-2019

Aged Care Quality Indicator Program

Workforce Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
 

November 2019

Standards for General Practice residential aged care
 

October 2019

Dr Tanya Petrovich's statement to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

NDIS Review

Serious incident response scheme
 

September 2019

Minimising the Use of Restraints

Proposed alternative models for allocating residential aged care places

Dementia Australia response to Health Transparency Bill

Evaluation of the aged care system navigator measure
 

July 2019

Review of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal Guardianship Division

Dementia Australia submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health system
 

May 2019

Dementia Australia response to the proposal for a new residential aged care funding model

Dementia Australia response to Voluntary Assisted Dying in WA
 

April 2019

Dementia Australia response to QLD aged care and end of life inquiry

Senate Committee questions on notice
 

March 2019

Australian Digital Health Agency: Digital Medicines Program Blueprint

2019-20 FEDERAL Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 ACT Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 NSW Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 NT Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 QLD Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 SA Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 TAS Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 VIC Pre-budget Submission

2019-20 WA Pre-budget Submission
 

February 2019

Streamlined Consumer Assessment for Aged Care

2019-20 NSW Pre-budget Submission
 

January 2019

Transport for NSW Older Persons - Transport and Mobility Plan 2018-2022

2019-20 Pre-budget Submission
 


2018 Submissions

December 2018

Supplementary Inquiry into effectiveness of aged care quality
 

October 2018

Aged Care Amendment Staffing Ratio Disclosure Bill 2018

Draft Charter of Aged Care Rights
 

August 2018

Consultation on Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities for 2018-2021
 

May 2018

Integrated Carer Support Service: Regional Delivery Partners
 

April 2018

Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) Respite Care Consultation
 

March 2018

Aged care workforce strategy survey
 

February 2018

Review of Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation
 

January 2018

Inquiry into the quality of care in residential aged care facilities in Australia

Future of work and workers

Specialist Dementia Care Units
 

2017 Submissions

December 2017

Pre-Budget Submission 2018-19
 

November 2017

Submission to the public consultation - redesign of dementia consumer supports
 

July 2017

Submission to the inquiry into the NDIS amendment bill

Submission to the review of aged care regulatory processes

Submission to the HRC OPCAT discussion paper

Submission to the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency’s consultation on the draft Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS)

Submission to the Productivity Commission - Reform to Human Services

Submission to the Productivity Commission - NDIS costs position paper
 

June 2017

Submission to inform development of the new aged care Diversity Framework

Submission to the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper
 

May 2017

Submission from Dementia Australia to the LGBTI Strategy Review

Submission from Dementia Australia to the CALD Strategy Review
 

April 2017

Submission inquiry into outcomes under the National Disability Strategy

Submission to single quality framework draft aged care quality standards consultation paper

Submission to single quality framework options for assessing performance consultation paper
 

March 2017

Submission to the Productivity Commission, a review of NDIS costs
 

February 2017

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) Elder Abuse Discussion Paper

Submission to the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) Discussion paper: Protection of Accommodation Bonds

Submission to the Productivity Commission

Submission to Human Rights Commission Consultation on Disability Rights

Pre-Budget Submission 2017-18
 

January 2017

Submission to the Digital Health Strategy
 


2016 Submissions

December 2016

Submission to Integrated Carer Support Service Draft Model

Submission to the Aged Care Legislated Review
 

November 2016

Submission to Community Visitors Scheme
 

October 2016

Submission to the National Aged Care Advocacy Framework

Submission to Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2016
 

September 2016

Submission to RACGP Standards for General Practice review
 

August 2016

Submission to the Palliative Care Framework Review

Submission to the NHMRC Grant Structural Review

Submission to the Elder Abuse Inquiry

Dementia Australia comment on NSQHS Standards RIS
 

July 2016

Submission to Productivity Commission Data Inquiry
 

June 2016

Submission to Integrated Carer Support Service consultation
 

June 2016

The Medical Research Future Fund Priorities

The National Disability Advisory Program review

Increasing Choice in Home Care
 

April 2016

ILC Commissioning Framework Submission

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry: the Indefinite Detention of People with Cognitive and Psychiatric Impairment in Australia
 

March 2016

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry: the Future of Australia's Aged Care Sector Workforce

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme: Inquiry into accommodation for people with a disability
 

February 2016

Pre-Budget Submission 2016-17
 


2015 Submissions

December 2015

Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission - Willing to Work

Private Health Insurance Review
 

November 2015

MBS Review
 

October 2015

National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards Version 2: Consultation

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency – Let’s Talk Quality consultation
 

September 2015

Submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Group
 

July 2015

Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health

Submission to the National Disability Advocacy Framework
 

April 2015

Submission to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguarding Framework
 

March 2015

Response to NDIS ILC Policy Framework
 

February 2015

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs on the adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia

Federal Budget Submission 2015-16

January 2015

Feedback - Adoption of International Standards and Risk Assessments in Aged Care
 


2014 Submissions

September 2014

Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Health

Submission to the inquiry into the exposure draft of the Medical Services (Dying with Dignity) Bill 2014
 

February 2014

Federal Budget Submission 2014-15
 

June 2014

Submission in response to the Key Directions for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme Discussion Paper
 


2013 Submissions

December 2013

Supplementary Submission for the Senate Inquiry into the Care and Management of Australian's Living with Dementia and Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Submission to the National Commission of Audit
 

November 2013

Submission to the Exposure Draft Quality Agency Principles 2013 and Quality Agency Reporting Principles 2013
 

October 2013

Submission to ACCC on the authorisation of Visa & MasterCard
 

May 2013

Senate Inquiry into the Care and Management of Australian's Living with Dementia and Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
 

February 2013

Response to the COAG Consultation Regulation Impact Statement
 

January 2013

Response to the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012
 

January 2013

Federal Budget Submission 2013-14
 


2012 Submissions 

September 2012

Submission to comment on the Preventive Health Research Strategy 2012-2016
 

August 2012

Submission to comment on the Interim Operating Framework of the new Aged Care Financing Authority
 

July 2012

Submission to the Review of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Anti-Dementia Drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease
 

May 2012

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing Inquiry into Dementia: Early Diagnosis and Intervention
 

April 2012

Submission to the Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research 

Submission Appendices

Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry into Palliative Care
 

March 2012

Follow up Submission
 

February 2012

Draft Pricing Framework for use by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
 

January 2012

Federal Budget Submission 2012-13
 


2011 Submissions

June 2011 

Submission to Australian Labor Party Platform
 

May 2011

Productivity Comission Public Inquiry into Disability Care and Support
 

March 2011

Productivity Commission Draft Report: Caring for Older Australians
 

February 2011

Draft Report of the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Disability Care and Support
 


2010 Submissions 

November 2010

Federal Budget Submission 2011

Federal Budget Submission 2011 - Letter to The Hon Mark Butler MP

Dementia Initiative National Evaluation Project

Letter to the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, The Hon Mark Butler MP
 

October 2010

Dementia Australia's supplementary submission to the Productivity Commission
 

September 2010

Review of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards and Processes
 

August 2010

Productivity Commission Public Inquiry into Disability Care and Support
 

July 2010

Dementia Australia's initial submission to the Productivity Commission 
 

March 2010 

Review of the Aged Care Funding Instrument 
 

January 2010  

Submission to National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
 


2009 Submissions

September 2009

Dementia Australia's Federal Budget Submission 2010/11 - Dementia: facing the epidemic
 

August 2009

Review of the Complaints Investigation Scheme (CIS)
 

July 2009

Aged Care Accreditation Review Response
 

February 2009

Dementia Australia Primary Care Submission

2009 - 2010 Budget Submission
 

January 2009

National Dementia Risk Reduction Program -  Attachment
 


2008 Submissions

December 2008

Residential & Community Aged Care in Australia 
 

November 2008

National Preventative Health Taskforce
 

July 2008

Carer Support Enquiry Submission

Support Needs of People Living with Dementia in Rural and Remote Australia
 

May 2008

National Health and Hospital Reform Commission Submission
 

April 2008

Dementia Australia 2020 Summit submission: Health: a long-term national health strategy

Dementia Australia 2020 Summit submission: Strengthening communities; supporting families & social inclusion
 

March 2008

Submission on a draft National Patient Charter of Rights 
 

January 2008

2008-2009 Budget Submission

Executive Summary

Letter to the Hon Wayne Swan, Treasurer