Developing a Royal Commission Submission – A Case Study

In this webinar a LASA Member will present a case study on their experience in preparing a Service Provider Survey submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Representative[s] of a large age services provider will provide a case study reflection on their submission production process, including an outline of the approaches taken, issues arising and lessons learnt.

This case study reflection may be of use to LASA Members currently developing their response to the Royal Commission.

Date Recorded: Monday 21 January 2019



Sean Rooney, Chief Executive Officer, Leading Age Services Australia

Sean Rooney has held several Chief Executive/Senior Executive roles in public, private, and not-for-profit sector organisations. He has led membership based organisations and represented the interests of members on the local, national and international stage, including the development and delivery of a range of value-adding services for members.

In addition, he has practical experience at the nexus of the health and aged care sector, having been the former Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Medicare Local Alliance. In this role he led and managed a national, member-based organisation with a large workforce and an annual turnover of more than $28 million, coordinating, supporting and meeting the individual and collective needs of all Medicare Local members.

He has also held a range of other senior business management positions in other organisations. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce from the ANU, a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne University and Post Graduate qualifications in Cross Sector Collaboration from Cambridge University.

Robert Orie, Chief Executive Officer, Montefiore

Robert has been associated with the aged care sector in a senior management capacity for more than 30 years and, during that time, has developed a broad insight and knowledge of the aged care industry, both at an operational and policy level.

His career has spanned both the private and not-for-profit sectors. Robert is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Montefiore, a Sydney based provider of residential high-care, low-care and dementia specific services, adult day care, outreach and community services.

Robert has been actively involved with the industry’s peak body, Leading Age Services Australia Ltd (LASA) for many years and is currently the NSW/ACT representative Director on its Federal Board in which he holds the position of Deputy Chairman.

As a Director on the LASA Federal Board, Robert strongly advocates on behalf of the industry to ensure providers have access to adequate income streams in order to support quality outcomes for residents and the financial sustainability of the industry.

Robert is committed to ensuring the long term financial viability of the industry and greater efficiency through reduced paperwork and a sensible approach to regulatory compliance.

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