Interim Report

The Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care was submitted to the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) on 31 October 2019, and tabled in Parliament that day.

Click on the links below to download the report.

You can order a hard copy of the report online. Copies are limited to three sets per request, and are shipped within Australia.

Enquiries regarding orders for larger quantities, or for international orders, please contact the Royal Commission Publications team at

Media Release

About the Interim Report


Volume 1

Information gathered and some conclusions

Volume 1 cover for Interim Report 

Volume 2

Overview of public hearings

Volume 2 cover for Interim Report 

Volume 3

Appendices and summaries of community forums

Volume 3 cover for Interim Report 

If you are having difficulty downloading the report, or would like assistance ordering a hard copy, please call 1800 960 711 (8:00am-6:30pm ACDT, Monday-Friday except on public holidays. Interpreter service available).

Make a Submission

If you'd like to make a submission based on the content of this report, please contact

You can also:

  • write to the Royal Commission at GPO Box 1151 Adelaide SA 5001 or
  • telephone 1800 960 711 (between 8:00am-6:30pm ACDT Monday-Friday except on public holidays. Interpreter service available).

Submissions will be accepted until the end of April 2020.

We anticipate submissions will be published on the website.  However, the Royal Commission reserves the right not to publish submissions or to redact information in submissions before publication. 

If your submission is of a more general nature, or relates to other concerns in addition to the interim report specifically, then please go to our Submissions page and follow the instructions for making a submission. ​​​​​​​​​​