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National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) Funding Round

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Department of Health
Close Date & Time:
31-Mar-2017 2:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
101001 - Aged Care
Secondary Category:
331001 - Advocacy
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Selection Process:
Open Competitive


The National Aged Care Advocacy Program provides free, independent, confidential advocacy support to older people (including their families or representatives) who are receiving or seeking to receive Commonwealth-funded aged care services.

The Department of Health (DoH) is seeking applications from eligible organisations to deliver the National Aged Care Advocacy Program.
The DoH will consider applications for a single national provider who can deliver advocacy services nationally.

Alternatively, applications will also be considered for one provider in each state and territory who can deliver the listed advocacy services across the entire jurisdiction for which they are apply to deliver services to.


The following entity types meet the eligibility requirements to be invited to apply for a grant for this Activity:

• Incorporated Associations;

• Incorporated Cooperatives;

• Companies;

• Aboriginal Corporations;

• Organisations established through a specific piece of Commonwealth or state/territory legislation;

• Partnerships; and

• Trustees on behalf of a Trust.

The following entity types are ineligible to apply for a grant for this Activity:

As per the legislative requirements set out in 81-2 (3) of the Aged Care Act 1997 a body may not make an application for an advocacy grant under subsection (1) if it is:

• an approved provider; or

• a body that is directly associated with an approved provider.

In addition to the legislative requirements noted above, the following entities are also ineligible to apply for a grant for this Activity:

• Unincorporated bodies;

• Organisations funded to deliver Commonwealth Home Support services;

• State and territory Governments; and

• Local Governments.

Grant Activity Timeframe:

An amount of up to $25.7 million (GST exclusive) has been allocated to funding the National Aged Care Advocacy Program from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020.

Total Amount Available (AUD):
Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications are to be submitted to Applicants will receive email notification within 48 hours of an application being lodged correctly.

Other Instructions:

Please only submit your application in .doc, .docx or .pdf format. Applications cannot exceed 20MB. Do not include macros, zip or password protect applications or attachments.

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