Royal Commission into Aged Care
The Prime Minister announced in September 2018 that there will be a Royal Commission into Aged Care in Australia, due to concerns systemically about the quality and safety of care provided in residential care. If you would like to find out more about the Royal Commission or register to be kept up to date, go to the Royal Commission Website.
Share Your Story
The Royal Commission will be seeking its own process for direct submissions. Click here for more information on this.
OPAN will be putting a submission in as the national peak of aged care advocacy. If you would like to contribute your experience to this submission, please provide a brief explanation of your issue.
We want to provide examples of real life experiences in our submission. While we can guarantee that your input will be considered, we cannot guarantee that it will be included in the final submission.
Current Aged Care Issue?
If you have a current aged care issue that needs resolution, an Older Persons Advocacy Network advocate may be able to help. OPAN Advocates support people to resolve service and access issues with Government funded aged care services. For more information go to our Advocacy page or select the button below to make an online enquiry.