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RVRA Board Recognises Meritorius Service of TOM GAIT and DIANA GLAZER

22 October 2020

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Joint Submission on Proposed Legislation to Regulate Retirement Village Exit Entitlements

19 October 2020

Read the joint submission on exit entitlements and recurrent charges cap

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RVRA Submission on Asset Management Plans

19 October 2020

The RVRA submission on the NSW Governments proposal is now available

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RVRA 2020 Annual General Meeting Recording

19 October 2020

If you were unable to attend the RVRA AGM, the recording is now available

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RVRA Media Release - Exit Entitlements

28 June 2020

RVRA President Jim Gibbons Media Release on Exit Entitlements

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Reform Deliver Fairer, Simpler Retirement Village Fees

28 June 2020

Read MP Kevin Anderson's Media Release on reforms delivering fairer, simpler retirement village fees

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COVID-19 Ministerial Orders

29 May 2020

The Hon Kevin Anderson, the Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, issued six ministerial orders on 27 May 2020.

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COVID-19

19 April 2020

COVID-19 is having a major impact on the lives of all Australians.

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An Important Win for Residents

06 January 2020

The Tribunal (NCAT) has ruled that an operator cannot pass responsibility for the cost of supplying to a retirement village any capital item by way of buying, leasing or renting such capital item the costs of which are obtained through recurrent charges

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Exit Entitlements & Recurrent Charges Cap

23 December 2019

On 2 December 2019 the President of the RVRA wrote to The Hon. Kevin Anderson, Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation (The Minister) setting out an alternative approach

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NCAT 5-Year Statutory Review

10 July 2019

On the 30 May 2019, The Department of Justice announced a review of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013, which established the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).

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Retirement Village Exit Entitlements Discussion Paper

10 July 2019

On his visit to Durham Green Retirement Village in Menangle NSW on 9 July 2019, The Hon. Kevin Anderson MP, Minister for Better Regulations and Innovation, presented the discussion paper on reforms to address exit entitlements and recurrent charges in retirement villages.

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Retirement Village Law Changes

03 July 2019

Fair Trading NSW have published a notice titled “RETIREMENT VILLAGE LAW CHANGES – What they mean for you”.

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Rules of Conduct for Operators - Commenced 1 July

03 July 2019

The Retirement Villages Amendment (Rules of Conduct for Operators) Regulation 2019 commenced on 1 July 2019.

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Fair Trading Guidelines

18 June 2019

Fair Trading have issued a series of guidelines relating to retirement villages.

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RVRA Response to the Public Consultation Draft of the Rules of Conduct for Operators

13 June 2019

See the Draft Rules and the RVRA response

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Rules of Conduct for Operators of Retirement Villages

15 May 2019

The draft Rules of Conduct for Operators of Retirement Villages is now open for public consultation.

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NSW Retirement Village Reforms to Protect Residents & Families

19 April 2019

On 17 April 2019 Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, announced the completion of a wave of spot checks to better protect retirement village residents and their families.

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Special Pre Election Newsletter

14 March 2019

With the forthcoming NSW state elections being conducted on 23 March 2019

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Retirement Village Ambassador

21 January 2019

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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety

21 January 2019

The Royal Commission into aged care quality and safety commenced hearings on Friday 18 January 2019.

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Establishment of an Aging & Disability Commissioner

21 December 2018

The NSW Government has announced the establishment of an Ageing and Disability Commissioner from 1 July 2019.

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News from the Royal Commission for the Aged

17 December 2018

As part of the commencement phase of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the Commissioners have invited each approved aged care provider under the Aged Care Act 1997 to make an early written submission in relation to each aged care service or outlet they operate.

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Retirement Village Ambassador Hits the Road

10 December 2018

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Retirement Villages Act Amendments Set to Become Law

26 November 2018

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First Tranche of Greiner Reforms

30 October 2018

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ALP Announces Ombudsman

15 October 2018

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Royal Commission Into Aged Care

13 October 2018

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RLC Proposed Code of Conduct

06 August 2018

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Property Council of Australia

31 July 2018

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