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.
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.
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
- On 6 August 2014 ACFA submitted their first monthly Report on the Impact of the 1 July 2014 Financial Reforms on the Aged Care Sector.
- Minister Fifield's response to Ms Lynda O'Grady.
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.
For information, see:
- ACFA report to the former Government on the impact of the aged care financing arrangements on sector viability, access to quality care, the aged care workforce and sustainability.
- Report on the residential aged care sector.
For more information please email: ACFA.Secretariat (link sends e-mail)
Further past advice given by the Aged Care Financing Authority is available.