Read workforce submissions

In response to the request for submissions following Melbourne Hearing 3, the Royal Commission has received a range of submissions.

Set out below is a selection of these submissions that were received.

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 nonpublication order or where there are privacy concerns about the information included.

Published submissions by organisation

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander National Health Leadership Forum

Aged Care Crisis Inc

Aged Care Deloraine Inc

Aged Care Workforce Remote Accord

Allied Health Professions Australia



Applied Health and Community Support Course Development Team

Australian Allied Health Leadership Forum

Australian College of Care Workers

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners

Australian Hartford Consortium for Gerontological Nursing Excellence

Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association

Australian Lawyer's Alliance

Australian Pain Society

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Australian Services Union VIC/TAS

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Care Source

Carers NSW / Australia

Colin McKenzie

Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Continence Foundation of Australia

Continence Nurses Society Australia (CoNSA)

Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery (Professor Tracey Moroney)


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Decent Work Good Care Research Team (Prof Sara Charlesworth)

Dementia Australia

Dr Peter Foltyn

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Elder Care Watch

Estia Health

Ethical Partners / Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Extended Community Help Organisation Inc

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Health Services Union

Home Nurse Services

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Illawarra Retirement Trust

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Kathleen Puls

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Lesley Rowe

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Meals on Wheels Australia

Mercy Health

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National LGBTI Health Alliance

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Opal Aged Care - Leadership and governance (with 19 attachments)

Opal Aged Care - Workforce (with 12 attachments)

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Person Centred Software

Professional Carers Association of Australia

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Quality Aged Care Action Group

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Regis Healthcare Limited

Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

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Snowy Monaro Regional Council

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

Southern Cross Care

Speech Pathology Australia

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United Workers Union

Uniting Care

Universities Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast social work students

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Victorian Public Sector Residential Aged Care Leadership Committee

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Wayne Belcher OAM

Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre

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