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Guiding action on elder abuse

Find services on Compass

Support services that help against elder abuse are available throughout Australia. Pick your state or territory, then click ‘Find Services’.
Coffs Harbour Older Women's Network
Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre
Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre
Cairns Community Legal Centre
Southern Queensland Rural Health

Real Stories

Read real experiences of elder abuse. To read more real stories, click here.

Carer's story
Carer's story

I was still juggling the remains of a career when my elderly mother came to live with me from overseas

Andrew begins a deliberate campaign to convince his father, Peter, he is losing his ‘marbles’.

Isla's story
Isla's story

Isla feels very isolated in her new home and struggles to get out and about.