Aged Care Financing Authority

The Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) provides independent advice to the Government on funding and financing issues, informed by consultation with consumers, and the aged care and finance sectors.

ACFA Roles and Responsibilities are Set Out in the Committee Principles.

ACFA Committee Principles

The Chairman and Deputy Chair are independent appointments with:

  • Ms Lynda O’Grady the ACFA Chairman;
  • Professor Graeme Hugo the Deputy Chair.

Other ACFA members are:

  • Mr Ian Yates,
  • Mr Nicolas Mersiades,
  • Mr Graham Hodges,
  • Ms Sally Evans,
  • Mr Gary Barnier,
  • Ms Mary Patetsos, and
  • Ms Lee Thomas.

ACFA Members Bios

2014 Report on the Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Industry

ACFA presented its 2014 Report on the Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Industry to the Government on 1 August 2014. Printed copies of the report will be available shortly and interested parties can contact the ACFA Secretariat to request that a hard copy be sent to them. Any queries on this report, including requests for a hard copy, can be directed to ACFA.Secretariat@dss.gov.au

Report on the Impact of Financial Reforms on the Aged Care Sector

Supported Resident Data Book

On 30 April 2014 ACFA presented Minister Fifield with a Data Book on Supported and Non-Supported Residents in Commonwealth funded aged care.

ACFA Work Program

On 22 January 2014, Minister Fifield presented ACFA with its new work program and Operating Framework.

Report to the Government on Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Sector

ACFA presented its inaugural Report on the Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Sector to the former Government in June 2013.

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Contact Details

For more information please email: ACFA.Secretariat (link sends e-mail)

Further information

Further past advice given by the Aged Care Financing Authority is available.

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