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Submission to the Review of the Community Visitors Scheme

8 December 2016

CPSA welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback as part of the review of the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS). As well as delivering systemic advocacy on behalf of pensioners of all ages and low income retirees, CPSA has been an auspicing body of the CVS in Sydney since 1991. This submission was prepared by CPSA's Policy Team in consultation with the CVS Coordinator. It should be noted that it is not possible to provide in depth feedback given the lack of detail contained in the discussion paper. CPSA and CPSA's CVS accordingly seeks further clarification regarding any proposed changes to the CVS so that they can be subject to proper scrutiny.

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Submission to Department of Health Aged Care Legislated Review

5 December 2016

CPSA's submission responds to eight of the nine key matters that section 4 of the Aged Care Act 1997 requires to be addressed as part of the Aged Care Legislated Review. This response is structured according to the listing of these nine key matters on the Department of Health's webpage for the Review (

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Comments on Introduction of Bonds for Public Housing Tenants

19 October 2016

CPSA welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) plans to introduce tenancy bonds for public housing tenants. This submission first identifies a number of changes that must be made to the draft policy if it is to be introduced. It then raises a number of concerns that have not been fully explored or explained in the draft policy document which CPSA was provided.

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Submission on Residential Park Regulations

17 December 2015

CPSA's submission to the Department of Planning and Environment on the discussion paper, ‘Improving the regulation of manufactured homes, caravan parks, manufactured home estates and camping grounds’.

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