Russell Kennedy Home Care Compliance Update – Current Issues and Trends

  • When: Friday 7 August 2020
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST
  • Where: Online via Zoom using your PC or mobile
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Who should attend: 
Home care providers including CEOs, CFOs, COOs, GMs, General Counsel, compliance and risk officers.

This webinar will discuss the latest compliance updates in the home care sector and offer practical insight around what providers can do now to meet these compliance requirements.

Joining us will be Anita Courtney and Solomon Miller, Principals from Russell Kennedy’s Aged Care team and Anthony Massaro, Principal in our Workplace Relations teamVictor Harcourt will facilitate the session.

Our panelists will cover:

  • Workplace health and safety in the time of COVID-19;
  • Current compliance issues and challenges in home care in relation to Pricing reviews and the use of HCP funds for non-permitted uses;
  • Legal issues in relation to third party service providers including strategies for engaging building works contractors;
  • Regulation of home modifications;
  • Insurance and indemnity trends;
  • Increases to penalty rates for casuals; and
  • Portable long service benefits scheme.

Opportunity to submit your questions - Q&A

You have the opportunity to submit questions before the webinar. Please submit any questions to events@rk.com.au.


Webinar Details

We are utilising Zoom to run this webinar. Zoom is free to download and can be viewed from your PC/mobile device. 

The live webinar is free to attend and attendees will be sent a link to log into the live webinar room 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

DATE: Friday 7 August

TIME: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST

COST: This webinar is free to attend but bookings are essential as places are limited.

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Victor Harcourt

Victor Harcourt

Principal and Facilitator

Victor leads the Aged Care team and is a recognised senior practitioner in administrative and disciplinary law, health and aged care, prosecutions, government law and alternative dispute resolution.

Victor has a Masters in Health and Medical Law and was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Melbourne Health and Aged Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" and has been recognised from 2012 - 2020 for his expertise in Health and Aged Care Law.

He was also recognised in 2014 - 2020 for his expertise in Government Practice and in Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law in 2017 - 2020.

Victor will be the facilitator for this webinar.

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Anita Courtney

Anita Courtney


Anita is a principal in Russell Kennedy’s Aged Care team with a focus on the home care sector. She specialises in helping home care providers comply with their legal responsibilities.

Anita helps providers respond to, and challenge decisions of the aged care regulators including the Department of Health and Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

Anita’s experience includes assisting providers in understanding their legislative and compliance responsibilities under the Aged Care Act and its principles, privacy legislation, sanctions and other laws.

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Solomon Miller


Solomon Miller 


Solomon has over 18 years’ experience acting for a range of aged care and health clients where he specialising in mergers and amalgamations, governance, privacy and compliance matters. He has particular expertise in documenting commercial arrangements, including acquisitions, restructures, joint ventures, whistleblower laws, the licensing of technology and intellectual property.

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Anthony Massaro


Anthony Massaro


Anthony is a principal in our workplace relations, employment and safety team. He has been providing advising home care providers on workplace issues for over 17 years.

In this webinar Anthony is going to be focusing on safety for home care workers in the current environment and will also touch on award changes and the question of whether the portable long service benefits scheme applies to home care workers. 

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Event contact

P +61 3 9609 1555
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For more information regarding this webinar please contact Tom Simper.