Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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3 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Jan. 24, 2019
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Hillenbrand, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001417398  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   62,529,606
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1