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Public Consultation: Draft Guidance Aged Care Quality Standards

The online consultation on the guidance material for the draft Aged Care Quality Standards has now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated.

The draft guidance material was available online for four weeks from 3 - 31 May 2018. The former Australian Aged Care Quality Agency used the feedback gathered during this time to inform development of the guidance material.

Access Submissions

Where permission to publish has been granted, the submissions can be accessed below. All other submissions are listed as Confidential. If you have any problems accessing the submissions please contact us at

For further information about the draft guidance material:


1.  Laundry Association Australia (PDF)

2.  Pets & Positive Ageing Inc (PDF)

3.  Name withheld (PDF)

4.  Confidential

5.  Confidential

6.  Confidential

7.  Name withheld (PDF)

8.  Confidential

9.  Confidential

10.  Diversitat (PDF)

11.  Quality Aged Care Action Group Incorporated (PDF)

12.  Confidential

13.  Name withheld (PDF)

14.  Name withheld (PDF)

15.  Name withheld (PDF)

16.  Confidential

17.  Name withheld (PDF)

18.  Confidential

19.  Confidential

20.  Confidential

21.  Name withheld (PDF)

22.  DHHS Tasmanian Infection Prevention and Control (PDF)

23.  Confidential

24.  Name withheld (PDF)

25.  Country Home Services (PDF)

26.  Name withheld (PDF)

27.  Name withheld (PDF)

28.  Name withheld (PDF)

29.  Leading Age Services Australia (PDF)

30.  Name withheld (PDF)

31.  Speech Pathology Australia (PDF)

32.  Confidential

33.  Deafness Forum Australia (PDF)

34.  Name withheld (PDF)

35.  Name withheld (PDF)

36.  Name withheld (PDF)

37.  The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (PDF)

38.  Confidential

39.  Name withheld (PDF)

40.  Name withheld (PDF)

41.  Confidential

42.   LGBTI Community Ageing Network Sunshine Coast (PDF)

43.  Name withheld (PDF)

44.  Name withheld (PDF)

45.  Name withheld (PDF)

46.  Confidential

47.  Confidential

48.  Name withheld (PDF)

49.  Name withheld (PDF)

50.  ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (PDF)

51.  Name withheld (PDF)

52.  Name withheld (PDF)

53.  Name withheld (PDF)

54.  Griffith Aged Support Service (PDF)

55.  Name withheld (PDF)

56.  Name withheld (PDF)

57.  Name withheld (PDF)

58.  Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association of NSW Ind (PDF)

59.  Australian Community Industry Alliance (PDF)

60.  The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (PDF)

61.  HammondCare (PDF)

62.  Lutheran Aged Care Albury (PDF)

63.  Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (PDF)

64.  Name withheld (PDF) 

65.  Pain Australia (PDF)

66.  Confidential

67.  Baptist Care Australia (PDF)

68.  Flavour Creations Pty Ltd (PDF)

69.  Older Persons Advocacy Network (PDF)

70.  New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (PDF)

71.  Confidential

72.  Confidential

73.  Name withheld (PDF)

74.  Confidential

75.  Mercy Community Services SEQ Ltd (PDF)

76.  Name withheld (PDF)

77.  Name withheld (PDF)

78.  NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (PDF)

79.  Melbourne Social Equity Institute (PDF)

80.  Australian Medical Association (PDF)

81.  Australian Pain Society (PDF)

82.  Confidential

83.  Macular Disease Foundation Australia (PDF)

84.  Confidential

85.  Confidential

86.  BUPA Australia (PDF)

87.  Resthaven Incorporated (PDF)

88.  Name withheld (PDF)

89.  Diversional and Recreation Therapy Australia (PDF)

90.  Name withheld (PDF)

91.  Dietitians Association of Australia (PDF)

92.  Name withheld (PDF)

93.  Confidential

94.  Aged and Community Services Australia (PDF)

95.  Confidential

96.  Meaningful Ageing Australia (PDF)

97.  Confidential

98.  National LGBTI Health Alliance (PDF)

99.  COTA Australia (PDF)

100.  Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union (PDF)

101.  Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (PDF)

102.  The Plug-In


Wednesday, 19 December 2018 - 8:37am