In ACCC v HealthEngine Pty Ltd  FCA 1203, HealthEngine was fined $2.9 million for breaches of the ACL over manipulated patient reviews, as well as failing to gain the informed consent of patients for disclosure of non-clinical data.
Victoria has introduced changes to staffing requirements and certain nurse to patient and midwife to patient ratios on specified shifts in certain wards.
Federal Parliament has introduced new Rules attaching conditions to the registration of specialist disability accommodation providers.
Victoria has introduced new laws prohibiting certain health practitioners from writing a chart instruction on a residential medication chart for a Schedule 8 poison in paper form.
New South Wales has introduced new offences prohibiting insurance arrangements that cover the payment of penalties for offences under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW).