Organisation

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

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ACQSC

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) was established on 1 January 2019. The ACQSC works under the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 (the Act) and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018. The ACQSC is a non-corporate Commonwealth entity under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).

The ACQSC replaces the former Australian Aged Care Quality Agency and the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner. From January 2020, subject to legislative amendment, the ACQSC will incorporate the aged care regulatory functions of the Department of Health.