Relevant legislation


Legislation relevant to the activities of the DCSI Screening Unit includes:

South Australia


Aged Care Act 1997

The Act is a key aspect of the legislative framework for Commonwealth-funded aged care services.   The Accountability Principles (2014) set out information about what is required or permitted under the  Act.

Privacy Act 1998

The Australian Privacy Principles outline how government agencies, private sector and not-for-profit organisations are to handle, use and manage personal information. The Principles are set out in Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1998.

Useful links

Other Screening Unit Resources

Other Screening Unit Resources (FAQs, Fact Sheets etc)