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.
Welcome — Jane Mussared, Chief Executive, COTA SA
Introduction — David Militz, Chief Executive, Carers SA
Why Speak Out — Barbara Spriggs, 2018 Senior South Australian of the Year
Everything you need to know about the Royal Commission — Professor Wendy Lacey, Dean and Head of the School of Law at University of South Australia Business School
Making a submission as an older person or family member — Jonathon Main, Executive General Manager of Policy and Programs, Relationships Australia SA