December 18, 2018

The first human trials for the treatment and possible cure for Alzheimer's are about to start in Australia. In short the treatment uses ultrasound to dislodge the toxic plaque. Note the treatment will most likely be more effective the earlier it is used and that it mig...

December 16, 2018

The Federal Government is expected to announce in Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) an extra 5,000 level 3 and 5,000 level 4 Home Care places. Plus changes to the maximum Daily Fees for levels 1, 2 & 3, also increases in Subsidy for Remote and Rural Consumer...

December 6, 2018

Legislation has been passed for Single Touch Payroll for businesses with 19 or less employees to commence reporting from 1/7/2019. Businesses with 20 or more employees are already required to report using Single Touch Payroll from 1/7/2018. Micro businesses with less t...

December 5, 2018

COTA and ACSA are holding a Quality in Aged Care Conference on 5 to 6 March 2019. This is a very relevant conference with the introduction of the new Single Aged Care Quality Framework and Standards to officially commence in July 2019.

Highlights from the conference are...

December 5, 2018

The Department of Health has announced the availability of of the 2017-18 Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 for downloading at GEN Aged Care Data website

December 3, 2018

The Department of Health is accepting submission of views to ACFIPolicy@health.gov.au on Allied Health Professionals with Limited Registration being able to provide complex health care services under ACFI 12.4a and 12.4b. If your organisation is likely to be affected b...

December 2, 2018

E-Invoicing becomes more relevant as the Federal Government and State Governments plan to create regulations to pay small business within shorter time frames. Federal Government is looking at paying small businesses within 20 days and the NSW Government is looking at w...

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Single Touch Payroll version 2

September 16, 2019

Today the ATO announced the introduction of new version of Single Touch payroll, STP version 2 planned to go live on 1/7/2020.  I attended the ATO's w...

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