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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

In 2018 the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was established to investigate problems in aged care and understand what needs to be done in the future to ensure the safety and wellbeing of older Australians in aged care.

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The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was established on 8 October 2018 by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).

The Honourable Tony Pagone QC and Ms Lynelle Briggs AO have been appointed as Royal Commissioners.

The Commissioners delivered an interim report on 31 October 2019, a special report on COVID-19 and aged care on 1 October 2020, and a final report on 26 February 2021.

Understanding the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

In December 2018 COTA SA co-hosted an information session about the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. The information session can be viewed online through the links below.

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