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Strengthening Protections for Older Australians – Development of Models and Options for a Serious Incident Response Scheme

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Publication date: 
February 2019
Last updated: 
7 February 2020
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
General public

This report:

  • states some of the problems with current arrangements
  • outlines evidence that supports a new approach to serious incidents
  • outlines the policy aims of a SIRS
  • outlines 5 policy options
  • discusses each option
  • covers some issues to consider when implementing a SIRS
  • outlines a high-level model for a SIRS