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Brisbane Hearing

Regulation of aged care

The Brisbane Hearing inquired into the regulation of aged care, with a focus on quality and safety and how aspects of the current regulatory system operate.

Date: 5 – 9 August 2019
Location: Court 7, Level 2, Commonwealth Law Courts, Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Time: 9:30am local time

The hearing commenced at 10am (AEST) on Monday, 5 August 2019. It can be viewed through the Royal Commission's YouTube channel.

The public hearing inquired into the regulation of aged care, with a focus on:

  • regulation of quality and safety in aged care and how aspects of the current regulatory system operate

  • different approaches to regulation, including in other sectors
  • how regulation and oversight of quality and safety in aged care could be improved.

Further information

  • The Brisbane Hearing closed on Friday 9 August 2019.
  • Applications for leave to appear at the public hearing closed 5pm (ACST) on Friday 19 July 2019.
  • Copies of exhibit documents relating to this hearing are available on this page.
  • Transcripts and a Witness list are available for all days of the hearing.
  • Post-hearing submissions were received.

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