Supportive resources for the second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

The Commission has developed a range of resources to support people to understand and use the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (the Charter).

Second edition of the Charter

Released December 2020 - see below for the new guides.

Text-based resources

Multimedia resources - Videos and digital signs

Multimedia resources - Audio recordings

Additional resources for the second edition of the Charter

Resources to support clinicians and health service organisations to use the Charter will be released in 2021.

Adaptation of the Charter

The Charter can, if needed, be adapted to meet the specific needs of the patient population, state, territory, local district or health service organisation. 

All adaptations must include the seven healthcare rights and a citation acknowledging the Commission's original development work.  For any further information or requests for the InDesign files, please contact us on (02) 9126 3600 or by email at partneringwithconsumers@safetyandquality.gov.au.