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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

Get Connected & Stay Connected

Inner West Council

The Inner West Council runs free programs to help older isolated people connect with others. Programs include jewellery making for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Social Connections Group, Two by Two walking companion and a collage club. 

28 Jul 2020

South Australia Government Agency Raising Awareness for Elder Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

National Indigenous Times

The South Australian Office for Ageing Well is partnering with Aboriginal community representatives to raise awareness for the rights of Aboriginal elders, in the Stop Elder Abuse campaign. 

25 Jun 2020
South Australia