Approved Provider of Aged Care - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to provide aged care services and receive payments of subsidy from the Government. Aged care approval can be for one or more types of care:

  • Residential (you must also attain accreditation to receive subsidies for residential care);
  • Community; and
  • Flexible.

It should be noted that, to receive a subsidy you must be allocated a subsidy place by the Agency and then submit an application to receive a subsidy. All locations of places for approved aged care providers are allocated by the Agency and must be applied for.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must:

  • Intend to operate as an incorporated body;
  • Be suitable to provide aged care;
  • Ensure that none of your proposed key personnel is a disqualified individual; and
  • Ensure the application is made on the approved form and accompanied by any further documentation as required.

A disqualified individual is any individual that:

  • Has been convicted;
  • Has been in management capacity with a body corporate that is or has been under external administration on grounds of insolvency;
  • Is insolvent under administration; or
  • Is of unsound mind as deemed by a medical practitioner.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing unless revoked.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Aged Care Act 1997 AG

Regulation(s) name

Approved Provider Principles 2014 AG

Administering agency

Department of Social Services

Ageing and Aged Care

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 260 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills
New South Wales 2010
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Sydney, Western Australia 2001
Phone: 02 9263 3555
Phone: 1300 653 227

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General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 100 Creek Street
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1300 653 227
Phone: 07 3360 2555

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 595 Collins Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9665 8888
Phone: 1300 653 227

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General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 11 Waymouth Street
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 653 227
Phone: 08 8237 8111

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 100 Melville Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 653 227

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General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 39-41 Woods Street
Darwin
Northern Territory 0801
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1300 653 227
Phone: 08 8919 3444

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General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Tuggeranong Office Park
Soward Way (cnr Athllon Drive)
Greenway
Australian Capital Territory 2900
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6146 0001
Phone: 1300 653 227

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquires

Ageing and Aged Care

Department of Social Services

Operating address: 15-17 William Street
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Perth, Western Australia 6848
Phone: 08 9346 5111
Phone: 1300 653 227