Brisbane Hearing

Regulation of Aged Care

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday 5 August 2019 to Friday 9 August 2019. The public hearing will inquire 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.

The Royal Commission has approached the bodies and individuals from whom it seeks evidence for this public hearing.

Leave to appear

Applications for leave to appear at the public hearing from anyone who considers that they have a direct and substantial interest in the public hearing must be received by 5pm (ACST) on Friday 19 July 2019.

Individuals who have been invited or required to give evidence at the public hearing are invited to make an application for leave to appear. Any application for leave to appear will be determined in accordance with Practice Guideline 3 and must be made using the Royal Commission's application form.

Practice Guideline 3 and the application for leave to appear form are available for download below:

Further assistance

If you are having difficulty viewing any of the documents on this page, or require an accessible format, please email ACRCenquiries@royalcommission.gov.au.

If you are unable to communicate via email please phone the Royal Commission on 1800 960 711 to make alternative arrangements.