News and Events


If you have news or events you'd like to share and see on Compass, please contact us.

33 results
Events

Free Compass Webinar - Being a Carer: Demands, Risks and Resilience

Compass

Our expert panel will provide an invaluable opportunity to hear directly from key people working across the carers sector. They will, provide various perspectives on how to prepare and deal with all the challenges and responsibilities that come with being a Carer.

08 Oct 2020
Online
National
News

Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse

Law Council of Australia

Law Council of Australia has published a Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse. 

28 Sep 2020
National
National
News

Australian First Elder Abuse Law Passed in ACT

Aged Care Guide

The Australian Capital Territory has passed legislation to criminalise abuse against an older person, or vulnerable people, which will be the first law of its kind in Australia. 

19 Aug 2020
Australian Capital Territory
ACT
News

Handy Guides for Homeless Women

Lady Musgrave Trust

Older women are a significant and growing group of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Lady Musgrave Trust has launched their updated Handy Guides for Homeless Women, and are asking for help to share the Guide widely. This Guide provides information about vital services. 

14 Aug 2020
Queensland
QLD
News

Ageism, Elder Abuse and The Care of Older Australians

Relationships Australia

This survey explored people's views on ageing and age discrimination, age-based Covid-19 restrictions, their understanding of the abuse of older people, and their experiences as carers for older people.

13 Aug 2020
National
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
National
News

Seniors learn online banking with Squirrel Bank

eSafety's Be Connected Program

To help seniors adapt to an increasingly online world, the eSafety Commissioner has released 'Squirrel Bank' an introduction to online banking. 

11 Aug 2020
Online
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
National
News

Mentoring 2 Work

CoTA WA

COTA WA have designed the Mentoring 2 Work program, which aims to empower and equip young adults with the skills and confidence to find and maintain employment. Older Australians are invited to become mentors and will benefit by developing their skills in mentoring and connecting with the younger generation to build a better community. 

10 Aug 2020
Western Australia
WA
News

Connect with Home Program

COTA WA

Join other women in accessing resources and peer support to explore and apply for suitable housing. The Connect with Home Program covers the cities of Canning, Belmont, South Perth and Town of Victoria Park. 

10 Aug 2020
Western Australia
WA
News

No Use-By Date: Older People, LGBTI+ and Sexuality

Australian Association of Gerontology

These right videos were developed to educated health and aged care providers about older people's sexuality. 

07 Aug 2020
National
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
National
News

Orange City Council Plan to Combat Abuse of Older People

Central Western Daily

Orange City Council and Central West organisations have joined forces to prevent the abuse of older people in their communities. 

05 Aug 2020
NSW
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
National