Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Level 7, 1 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Postal Address
GPO Box 5480, Sydney NSW 2001
(02) 9126 3600
(02) 9126 3613

Over its life, the Commission will:

* lead and coordinate improvements in safety and quality in health care in Australia by identifying issues and policy directions, and recommending priorities for action

* disseminate knowledge and advocate for safety and quality

* report publicly on the state of safety and quality including performance against national standards

* recommend national data sets for safety and quality, working within current multilateral governmental arrangements for data development, standards, collection and reporting

* provide strategic advice to Health Ministers on best practice thinking to drive quality improvement, including implementation of strategies and

* recommend nationally agreed standards for safety and quality improvement.


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