Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

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 Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).

The Honourable Tony Pagone QC and Ms Lynelle Briggs AO have been appointed as Royal Commissioners. The Honourable Richard Tracey AM RFD QC was a Royal Commissioner, until he died on 11 October 2019.

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Discussion paper

Capital financing for residential aged care: call for submissions

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has released this paper describing the history of capital financing arrangements in residential aged care, and how the current arrangements operate.

The required return for aged care services providers

This report, prepared for the Royal Commission by economics consultancy firm, Frontier Economics, develops a ‘building block’ model to determine the total revenue required each year for a residential aged care accommodation provider to cover its operating costs and depreciation, pay its taxes, and provide...

Report on the profitability and viability of the Australian aged care industry

The Royal Commission engaged BDO to provide this independent analysis of the finances of the aged care sector, including an assessment of profitability and financial viability, to inform the Commissioners’ development of recommendations.

Aged care reforms: projecting future impacts

Understanding how potential reforms might impact on the operations of the sector, its workforce and required levels of funding are important parts of the overall picture of the future of aged care in Australia. With that in mind, the Royal Commission asked Deloitte Access Economics...

The cost of residential aged care

The University of Queensland was commissioned by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety to conduct this analysis, which uses a range of quality indicators, ranging from clinical outcomes of residents, process quality standards and service experience indicators.