Health Services Bill 2016


Bill No.175

SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to -
  • provide for health services in Western Australia;
  • make consequential amendments to the Hospitals and Health Services Act 1927 and other Acts;
  • repeal various enactments.
The bill introduces reforms to the governance of the WA health system by clarifying the roles, responsibilities and accountabilities at each level of the system, and by devolving decision making to the local level. The bill seeks to modernise the governance and delivery of the health system in WA by introducing a model based on the successful elements of the Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland systems.

StatusAssented to 05/26/2016
Royal Assent given 26 May 2016 as Act No. 11 of 2016. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 02/23/2016  
First Reading 02/23/2016  
Second Reading 02/23/2016  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/15/2016  
Consideration in Detail 03/22/2016  
Amendments adopted 03/22/2016  
Third Reading 05/10/2016  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/11/2016  
First Reading 05/11/2016  
Second Reading 05/11/2016  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/19/2016  
Third Reading 05/19/2016  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to a Legislation Committee in the Legislative Assembly  03/17/2016