Read Consultation Paper 1 submissions

The Royal Commission has received a number of submissions on redesign of the aged care system, following a request for submissions made by the Commissioners in Consultation Paper 1.

Set out below is a selection of these submissions that were received from organisations and individuals addressing key questions raised in Consultation Paper 1. Some information has been redacted by the Royal Commission.

These submissions are published without any adoption or endorsement by the Royal Commission and without any comment by the Royal Commission on the material contained in them.

The Royal Commission reserves the right not to publish certain submissions or to redact information within a submission. This includes circumstances where the information is not relevant to the issues in question, where matters are subject to a non-publication order or where there are privacy concerns about the information included.

Published submissions by title

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 Access Care Network Australia


Adelaide Hills Council

Aged Care Assessment Service Victoria

Aged Care Crisis

Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council

Aged Care Industry Association

Aged Care Sector Committee Diversity Sub Group

Aged Care Workforce Industry Council

Allied Health Professions Australia

Alwyndor Aged Care

Amana Living

Anglicare Australia

APM Assessment Services

Associate Professor Joachim Sturmberg

Associate Professor Kate Laver; Dr Jacqueline Wesson, Dr Clare O'Connor; Professor Lindy Clemson

Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Australian Community Transport Association

Australian Council of Deans of Health Sciences

Australian Dental Association

Australian Dental Association NSW

Australian Dental Association NSW & Others

Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong

Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association

Australian Healthy Ageing Organisation

Australian Lawyers Alliance

Australian Multicultural Community Services

Australian Music Therapy Association

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Australian War Widows NSW Ltd

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Baptist Care Australia

Bolton Clarke

Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty Ltd

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Campbelltown City Council

Candour Care

Care Connect

Carers Australia

Carers NSW Australia

Caroline Counselling for Change

Catalyst Health REIT

Catholic Health Australia

Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network

Checked in Care

City of Boroondara

City of Holdfast Bay

City of Marion

City of Playford

City of Port Phillip Older Persons' Consultative Committee

City of Whittlesea

Cleared Life Vetting Agency

Clinical Associate John Cullen and Professor Vasi Naganathan

Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association

Commonwealth of Australia

Community Transport Organisation Inc

Community Transport Services Tasmania Inc

Community Vision

Consumer Policy Research Centre

COTA Australia

Craig Cross

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Darebin City Council

Darwin Community Legal Service

DCM Media


Dementia Australia

Dieticians Association of Australia

Dr Julie Gross McAdam

Dr Louise Willans Floyd

Dr Matthew Hutchinson

Dr Megan Alle

Dr Mike Rungie

Dr Wendi Kruger

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Eacham Community Help Organisation Inc; Ravenshoe Community Centre Inc

ECHO Community Services


Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria

Evergreen Life Care

EveryAGE Counts

Exercise & Sports Science Australia

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Family Based Care Tasmania

Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia

Five Good Friends

Flinders University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Fortis Consulting

Fronditha Care

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Home Instead Senior Care

Housing for the Aged Action Group Inc

Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network

Hunter Primary Care

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Inner Sydney Voice

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Johnson Village Services

Julie Fraser

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Kurri Kurri Community Services

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Local Government Association of South Australia

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Macular Disease Foundation Australia

Meals on Wheels Australia

Meaningful Ageing Australia

Micare Ltd

Mission Australia

Monash Health Community

Mr Athanasios Koumoukelis

Mr Barry Arnott

Mr Duncan Rutherford

Mr Glenn Rees

Mr Hugh Barber RN

Mr James Ayliffe

Mr Josh Cohen; Ms Mary Kearns

Mr Ken Woodhouse

Mr Mark Cooper-Stanbury

Mr Norbert Walther

Mr Paul Wildman

Mrs Jan Corcoran

Ms Anne Smith

Ms Carmen Sanchez

Ms Clare Byrne

Ms Elaine Godden; Ms Shirley Butterworth

Ms Genevene Hall

Ms Jane Clark

Ms Jennifer Henderson

Ms Kendall Lane

Ms Maria Berry

Ms Maria Cheng

Ms Merran Cooper

Ms Sandra Frese Ms Jeannette Jarick Mr Owen Lambert Dr Shikha Jain Ms Lisa Usher

Ms Tiffany Nurk

Ms Wendy Hall

Multicultural Aged Care Inc.

Municipal Association of Victoria

MVA Bennett

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National LGBTI Health Alliance

National Seniors Australia

Northern Metropolitan Region Local Government Authorities Victoria

Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission

Northern Territory Office of the Public Guardian

NSW Dementia Delirium CNC Network

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Older Persons Advocacy Network

Older Women's Network NSW

Onkaparinga City Council

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Palliative Care Australia

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Pingelly Somerset Alliance Inc


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Queensland Health

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Regis Healthcare

Research Analytics and People & Culture Solutions


Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

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South Australian Community Transport Association

Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & Vic) Inc


Speech Pathology Australia

Sydney North Health Network

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Tasmanian Council of Social Service Inc

The Australian Pain Society

The Men's Shed of WA

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

The University of Newcastle


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Uniting NSW / ACT

UnitingCare Australia

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Vision Australia

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Ward MM


Wounds Australia

Wyndham City Council

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