Allocation Amendment (People with Special Needs) Principles 2012¹
Aged Care Act 1997
I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make these Principles under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.
Dated 28th June 2012
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
1 Name of Principles
These Principles are the Allocation Amendment (People with Special Needs) Principles 2012.
These Principles commence on 1 July 2012.
3 Amendment of Allocation Principles
Schedule 1 amends the Allocation Principles 1997.
Schedule 1 Amendments
 Section 4.3, after definition of institutional care
intersex people means people who by reason of physical, hormonal or genetic features are neither wholly male nor wholly female, irrespective of whether the person identifies as male or female or neither.
 Section 4.3, after definition of key personnel
LGBTI means lesbians, gay men, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (including people who are perceived or imputed to be, or have in the past lived as such).
 Section 4.3, after definition of State
transgender means people who identify, affirm or live as a gender other than that assigned in infancy.
 After section 4.4D
People who are LGBTI are specified.
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