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The structure of the Assistive Technology industry in Australia – free information

Course Description:  This link takes you to information on the legislative bodies, funding sources and who is who in the world of Assistive Technology in Australia.

Who should attend this course?  Anyone working the disability or aged care sectors.

Length of time to complete: Approximately 15 minutes.

Link to the course:  AT Legislation

National legislation and International Conventions

Australian Competition & Consumer Act

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UN Convention on Rights of Older Persons

Aged Care Act 1997
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UN Convention on Rights of People with a Disability

NDIS National Disability Scheme Act 2013
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Disability Discrimination Act 1992 + State Disability Statistics
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Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

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Defence, Veterans’ and Families’ Acute Support Package Act 2022

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National legislation, commissions and government departments

Australian ​Competition and Consumer Act 2010

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ACCC

About the ACCCProducts & Services

Aged Care Act 1997

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Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

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Department of Health & Aged Care

Home Care PackagesCommonwealth Home Support Program

NDIS
Act
2013

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Disability Discrimination Act 1992

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NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission​

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National Disability Insurance Scheme​

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Defence, Veterans’ and Families’ Acute Support Package Act 2022

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Repatriation Commission

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Department of Veterans Affairs

The Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP)