Inq = Inquiry; Con = Consultation; Corr = Correspondence; Rev = Review; DP = Discussion Paper

2018InqInquiry into the Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018Submission: Aged Care Crisis2.81 MB
2018InqAged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018 and related BillSubmission: Aged Care Crisis552.18 KB
2018Con The draft Charter of Aged Care RightsSubmission: Aged Care Crisis164.08 KB
2018Con Consultation to develop the detailed Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (Sep 2018)Submission: Aged Care Crisis184.51 KB
2018InqInquiry into Financial and tax practices of for-profit aged care providers
(Senate Economics References Committee)
Initial submission: Aged Care Crisis Inc1.34 MB;
Supplementary submission3.04 MB
2018InqInquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia
(House of Reps)
Submission: Aged Care Crisis Inc (PDF 4546 KB); Attachment 1 (PDF 2069 KB) 
2018LetLetter to Hon Ken WyattLetter to Hon Ken Wyatt, Minister for Ageing (27 April 2018)425.14 KB comprising:
a. Support for a petition for mandated staffing levels and challenging assertions.
b. Appendix 1: Criticism of government’s proposed reforms because they ignore the problems in the system.
c. Appendix 2: Politics, Banking and Aged Care, describing the links between policy and the infective discourse in banks. 
We look at the unprecedented influence of the market on politics and then use agency theory to suggest a solution in aged care that might constrain both.
2018ConConsultation: Aged care workforce strategyACC Survey response199.58 KB - 16 Mar 2018
2017InqEffectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised

Submission: Aged Care Crisis Inc1.33 MB
Attachment630.34 KB

Transcript: Public Hearing - 21 Nov 2017849.54 KB  (Adelaide, SA)

Related: The Oakden Report (SA Health), April 20172.74 MB

2017RevReview of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes

Survey response and submission2.82 MB to Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes consultation (24 Jul 2017)

Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes Report1.35 MB

2017RevInternal review: AACQAReport: External independent advice1.20 MB - Australian Aged Care Quality Agency - Nous Group, 31 Jul 2017
2017RevThe Oakden Report: SA HealthOn 20 December 2016, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN), contacted the Chief Psychiatrist raising concerns about the level of clinical care provided at the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service (OPMHS). The CEO requested the Chief Psychiatrist undertake an external independent review of the Oakden Facility as a matter of urgency with the intention of providing a report in April 2017

Single Aged Care Quality Framework:

Submission: Options for assessing performance against aged care quality standards118.36 KB

Submission:  Draft aged care quality standards1.38 MB

2016 / 2017Inq

Future of Australia's aged care sector workforce

2016 / 2017Inq

Productivity Commission - Human Services

A public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services.

Submissions: Identifying Sectors for Reform

Response to Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services: Reforms to Human Services draft report

2016 / 2017Inq

Australian Law Reform Commission - Elder Abuse

2016RevAged Care Legislated Review

Submission238.34 KB
Response to chair 581.28 KB following community consultation

2015InqRegistered nurses in New South Wales nursing homesSubmission No. 147 Aged Care Crisis
2015InqElder abuse in New South Wales
2015InqInquiry into End of Life ChoicesSparrow, Linda and Taylor Judy (PDF 59.98 KB0)
2015DPIncreasing Choice in Home Care - Stage 1 - Discussion PaperSubmission283.82 KB
2015RevReview of Commonwealth Aged Care Advocacy Services
2013 / 2014InqCare and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
2013 / 2014Con

Consultation paper on the streamlining of the Quality Reporting Programme

Aged Care Crisis Inc: Response to Consultation paper on streamlining of the Quality Reporting Programme522.78 KB (15 Nov 2013)

  • Exposure Draft Quality Agency Principles 2013
  • Guide to the Quality Agency Principles 2013
  • Exposure Draft Quality Agency Reporting Principles 2013
  • Guide to the Quality Agency Reporting Principles 2013
  • Consultation Paper: Streamlining of the Quality Reporting Programme


2010 / 2011InqProductivity Commission - Caring for Older Australians
2009 / 2011RevReview of the Aged Care Complaints investigation Scheme (CIS)793.15 KB

Submissions:  Aged Care Crisis Inc202.93 KB (26 Aug 2009);
J. Michael Wynne344.75 KB (31 Jul 2009);

Response to proposed Complaints Management Framework:
Aged Care Crisis Inc40.13 KB (25 Mar 2011)

2009RevReview of the Residential Aged Care Accreditation Process
(Department of Health and Ageing)
2008InqInquiry into Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008
2006 / 2007InqInquiry into older people and the law



Inquiry into the Private Equity Investment and its Effects on Capital Markets and the Australian Economy

(Standing Committee on Economics)


Report594.32 KB

Senator Joyce's revised additional comments in relation to the report114.00 KB

2007InqInquiry into Aged Care Amendment (Security and Protection) Bill 2007Aged Care Crisis78.14 KB submission

Elder Abuse Prevention Project (2005)



Aged Care Crisis269.73 KB - submission - response to: Elder Abuse Prevention Project (2005) Consultation.

Report of the Elder Abuse Prevention Project133.08 KB (Dec 2005)

2004 / 2005InqSenate Inquiry into aged care:  Quality and equity in aged care

Aged Care Crisis708.83 KB (submission)

Sanctions and non-compliances

Sanctions and non-compliance information for Aged Care homes can be found on the MyAgedCare website: