Mildura Hearing

Carers for older Australians

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Mildura from Monday 29 July 2019 to Wednesday 31 July 2019. The public hearing will look at the needs of family, informal and unpaid carers for older Australians, with a focus on:

  • the extent to which current arrangements meet those needs
  • how services and supports for carers could be improved
  • respite care.

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 Wednesday 17 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.