Royal Commission Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital investigation

he Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry will conduct a full, independent and impartial investigation into allegations of abuse at the Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital.

Inquiry Chair, Judge Coral Shaw, says work is already underway on the investigation.

“Commissioners in their private sessions, and members of the investigative team, have already engaged with a number of survivors of abuse at Lake Alice. In particular we acknowledge the complainant who took the case to the United Nations, who has been working with our investigative team.

“The Royal Commission will use its extensive powers to ensure a thorough examination of what occurred at Lake Alice and the Government’s response.

“This will include examining the response of the Police and Crown to serious allegations of abuse.