Date published: 
24 August 2020
Type: 
Subscriber announcement
Intended audience: 
Health sector

An independent review into the COVID-19 outbreak at Newmarch House was commissioned by the Department of Health to understand what occurred and what could be learned from the experience. The review was undertaken by Professor Lyn Gilbert and Adjunct Professor Alan Lilly.

The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck has written to providers in relation to the release of the report. The full report on the Newmarch House COVID-19 experience is available on the department's website.