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Sunday, 28 November 2010

TIP Office Closure

The TIP office at Blackburn House will be closed from the 29th of November until 6th of December.



Urgent TIP issues should be referred to the TIP Chairman, Dean Ryan

0421 330 939

reachryan@optusnet.com.au

Thursday, 18 November 2010

GST exemption on motor vehicles and parts

Eligible veterans can purchase a motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts exempt of GST.

Click here for further information from the Australian Tax Office

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Statements of Principles Updates

At the meeting of 6 October the RMA

Determined Statements of Principles (SoPs) for:

-poisoning and toxic reaction from plants and fungi - 84 & 85 of 2010
-schistosomiasis - 86 & 87 of 2010
-strongyloidiasis - 88 & 89 of 2010
-Ross River virus infection - 90 & 91 of 2010
-Morton's metatarsalgia - 92 & 93 of 2010
-labral tear - 94 & 95 of 2010
These SoPs revoke the SoPs previously determined for these conditions.

N.B. – This concludes the previously advertised investigations into:
-poisoning and toxic reaction from plants [now known as – poisoning and toxic reaction from plants and fungi]
-schistosomiasis
-strongyloidiasis
-Ross River fever [now known as – Ross River virus infection]
-Morton's neuroma [now known as – Morton's metatarsalgia]
-acute labrum tear [now known as – labral tear]

Determined Amendment Statement of Principles (SoPs) for:
-ischaemic heart disease - 96 & 97 of 2010

N.B. – This concludes the previously advertised investigation into:
-ischaemic heart disease

All of the above SoPs will take effect from 10 November, 2010.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Statements of Principles Updates

At the meeting of 6 October, the RMA

Decided to advertise the following investigations:

inguinal hernia
solar keratosis
chronic lymphoid leukaemia
gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
sleep apnoea
erectile dysfunction
malignant neoplasm of the oral cavity, oropharynx & hypopharynx
seborrhoeic dermatitis
asbestosis
ankylosing spondylitis
malignant neoplasm of the prostate
malignant neoplasm of the stomach (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
chronic myeloid leukaemia (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of unknown primary site (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the salivary gland (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the thyroid gland (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the breast (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
acute myeloid leukaemia (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
myelodysplastic disorder (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
non-melanotic malignant neoplasm of the skin (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
cirrhosis of the liver (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
benign neoplasm of the eye and adnexa (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
acquired cataract (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
schizophrenia (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
cerebral meningioma (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the cerebral meninges (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
fibrosing interstitial lung disease (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the ovary (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the colorectum (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the bladder (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
soft tissue sarcoma (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the lung (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the brain (broadened, previously advertised focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the urethra (focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the oesophagus (focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the endometrium (focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the bile duct (focussed review)
malignant neoplasm of the gall bladder (focussed review)
acute sprain and acute strain
chronic sprain and chronic strain
patellar tendinopathy
acute rheumatic fever

The Investigation Notices for these investigations will appear in the Government Notices Gazette 3 November, 2010.