Upcoming consultation workshops

In-person consultation workshops are being held across Australia to discuss the draft new Aged Care Act and hear your feedback. Virtual workshops are also available.

About the consultation workshops

The purpose of these consultation workshops is to capture feedback on the draft new Aged Care Act and its impacts.

These workshops are open to anyone interested in Australia’s aged care system. This includes:

  • older people, their families and carers
  • aged care providers and workers
  • sector peaks, associations and unions.

There is no cost to attend.

Before attending a workshop, we encourage you to read one of our consultation papers. These materials include prompting questions about what we are most interested to hear about and may help guide your feedback.

In-person workshops

We are holding a series of 4-hour in-person workshops around Australia. 

Additional workshops

We have scheduled additional in-person workshops, following the extension of this public consultation to 8 March.

Register to attend an in-person workshop

LocationDateLocal timeVenue/Notes
New South Wales
WollongongThu 7 Mar10am to 2pmCity Beach Function Centre, 1 Marine Drive, Wollongong
Northern Territory
DarwinTue 5 Mar10am to 2pmMantra Pandanas, 43 Knuckey Street, Darwin 
DarwinTue 5 Mar3pm to 5:30pmMantra Pandanas, 43 Knuckey Street, Darwin (focussed workshop with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people)
Queensland
Brisbane CBDFri 1 Mar9am to 1pmPullman Brisbane King George Square, Corner Ann & Roma Streets, Brisbane
South Australia
Adelaide CBDTue 5 Mar10am to 2pm Stamford Plaza, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide

Workshops held to date

LocationDateLocal timeVenue/Notes
Australian Capital Territory
Canberra CBDThu 8 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
New South Wales
Sydney CBDMon 22 Jan10am to 2pmThis event has been held
AlburyTue 23 Jan1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
NewcastleMon 29 Jan1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
Port MacquarieFri 2 Feb9am to 1pmThis event has been held
Parramatta*Mon 5 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Dubbo*Wed 14 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Northern Territory
Alice Springs*Tue 6 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Queensland
Brisbane CBDFri 19 Jan9am to 1pmThis event has been held
Cairns*Tue 30 Jan10am to 2pmThis event has been held
MackayWed 31 Jan1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
Gold Coast CBDFri 9 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
ToowoombaTue 13 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Logan City*Wed 14 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
South Australia
Adelaide CBDMon 22 Jan1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
Port AugustaWed 24 Jan9am to 1pmThis event has been held
Victor HarbourThu 25 Jan9am to 1pmThis event has been held
Tasmania
Hobart CBDMon 29 Jan1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
DevonportWed 31 Jan9am to 1pmThis event has been held
Launceston*Thu 1 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Victoria
Melbourne CBDFri 19 Jan10am to 2pmThis event has been held
BairnsdaleTue 23 Jan8am to 12pmThis event has been held
Melbourne CBD*Fri 2 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
GeelongMon 5 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
BallaratTue 6 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Shepparton*Wed 7 Feb1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
Western Australia
Perth CBDMon 29 Jan1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
Perth CBD*Tue 30 Jan10am to 2pmThis event has been held
Kalgoorlie*Wed 31 Jan10am to 2pmThis event has been held
BunburyThu 1 Feb1pm to 5pmThis event has been held
Broome*Wed 14 Feb10am to 2pmThis event has been held

Virtual workshops

We are holding virtual workshops for people who are unable to attend the in-person events. 

These 2-hour workshops will be held via Microsoft Teams on:

  • Monday 12 February 2024 – 9am to 11am AEDT (This event has been held)
  • Monday 12 February 2024 – 5pm to 7pm AEDT (This event has been held)
  • Friday 16 February 2024 – 1pm to 3pm AEDT (This event has been held)
  • Monday 19 February 2024 – 2pm to 4pm AEDT (This event has been held)
  • Tuesday 5 March 2024 – 8am to 10am AEDT
  • Thursday 7 March 2024 – 12pm to 2pm AEDT.

Register to attend a virtual workshop

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