THE location of the Mudgee hearing of the royal commission into the aged care sector has been announced.
To be held across three days, from November 4-6, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety's hearing will be at the Parklands Resort and Conference Centre.
The Mudgee hearing will inquire into arrangements for and issues associated with the provision of aged care services in regional areas, including multi-purpose services.
The hearing will have a particular focus on aged care services in the Mudgee region.
During September, the commission held 17 community meetings in Mudgee and Dubbo where 145 people attended and a number of frustrations into the aged care sector were heard.
The upcoming royal commission hearing in Mudgee will be the only one held in regional NSW with the public welcome to attend.
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The Mudgee hearing will commence at 9.30am each day in the Windamere Room at Parklands Resort and Conference Centre, 121 Ulan Road, Mudgee.
Submissions to the royal commission can still be made in the following methods:
- Online with the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
- In writing to the Royal Commission at GPO Box 1151 Adelaide SA 5001
- Via email to: ACRCenquiries@royalcommission.gov.au
- By calling 1800 960 711 (between 8am-6.30pm ACST Monday-Friday except on public holidays. Interpreter service available).
More than 6400 submissions have already been received, with a further 4100 calls made to the telephone information line.
An interim report will be released from the commissioners by October 31, followed by a final report by November 12, 2020.
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