Online Complaints Form

Page last updated: 29 November 2017

The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner is a free service for anyone who wishes to make a complaint about an Australian Government funded aged care service.

You can use this form to lodge a complaint with us. A complaints officer will contact you about your online complaint during business hours. They will explain the complaints process, clarify any matters you have raised and answer any questions you might have.

Before you provide any details to us, you must read the following disclaimer:

  • Our Privacy Policy outlines how we comply with the Privacy Act 1988. You may wish to refer to this policy before proceeding. Please note you may use a pseudonym to submit your complaint. However you cannot use someone else’s name to obtain information that you would not be entitled to when using your real identity.
  • Under the Aged Care Act 1997, we can use any information we receive to help perform our functions. This information is protected information under the Aged Care Act 1997 and improper disclosure is prohibited.

How to use this online complaints form:

  1. You may like to read our FAQ on the difference between an open, confidential and anonymous complaint . Our form will provide you some prompts depending on the option you choose.
  2. Before you enter your details you must review the Notice of Collection that explains how we use personal information.
  3. After you submit your completed form you will receive an email copy to the address you provide (unless you are anonymous).

Please select from an Open, Confidential or Anonymous complaint."