Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2011
Aug. 03, 2011
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Hillenbrand, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001417398  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2011
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   62,702,646
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3