Aged Care: Royal Commission Updates

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Hearings for the Royal Commission into Aged Care have commenced, learn the latest, and find useful links and get details regarding the Hobart hearing this November.

Important notice: Making a submission

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is continuing, with the Hobart Hearings scheduled for 11 – 15 November 2019. Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission are identifying people to provide witness statements and/or appear at the hearings. These hearings are part of a valuable and wide process; however, we urge members to not make any statements or appear without contacting us first. If you have already done so, please contact us immediately.

To ensure you provide a response that considers any legal, professional or industrial ramifications, please contact the ANMF Member Support Team as a matter of urgency on 6223 6777 or membersupport@anmftas.org.au

Royal Commission into Aged Care update

The Aged Care Royal Commission has announced that it is now seeking written submissions relating specifically to the aged care workforce, including:

  • Staffing levels
  • Registration schemes
  • Remuneration and working conditions
  • Skill, knowledge and competency levels of staff
  • Workforce leadership
  • Institutional changes

The ANMF federal office workforce submission can be found here.

Submissions will be accepted until the close of business on Friday 6 December 2019. Instructions on how to make a submission can be found on the Commission’s Workforce Submissions page here.

As indicated above, in order to ensure you provide a response that considers any legal, professional or industrial ramifications, please contact the ANMF Member Support Team.

The November hearings will take place in Mudgee between 4-6 November 2019 and in Hobart from 11-15 November 2019. The Hobart Hearing will be held in the Derwent Room at Wrest Point commencing at 9.30am, see full details below:

HEARING DETAILS:
Date: 11 – 15 November 2019
Time: From 9:30am
Location: Derwent Room Wrest Point,
410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005


Updates correct as at 30 October 2019
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary

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