The Bill was introduced to Parliament on 15 May 2014. The Bill proposes to repeal the Health Workforce Australia Act 2009(Cth) and abolish Health Workforce Australia, with its functions and programmes to be adopted by the Department of Health. The Bill includes provision for the transfer of HWA’s assets, liabilities, interests in land, records and instruments (such as contracts) to the Commonwealth. The Bill is currently before the House of Representatives.
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