Hobart Hearing

Aged care operations of selected Approved Providers

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Hobart from Monday 11 November 2019 to Friday 15 November 2019 focusing on the governance of particular approved providers of aged care services, and the impact of that governance on the quality and safety of care.

At this public hearing, the Royal Commission will inquire into the operations of Southern Cross Care (Tas) Inc, particularly at Glenara Lakes Apartments and Yaraandoo Hostel, and Bupa Aged Care Australia at Bupa South Hobart aged care facility.

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

Public Submission

Guidance on how to make a submission to the Royal Commission can be found on the Submissions page.

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 matters that will be examined at the public hearing must be received by 5pm (ACST) on Wednesday 30 October 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.