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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders

Resources specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Aboriginal People and Intergenerational Trauma

Seniors Rights Service

In this video, Barbara O'Neill discusses how the cycle of cradle-to-grave institutionalisation amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Indigenous people leads to a vulnerability to elder abuse. Ms O'Neill argues that elder abuse strategies must involve Indigenous communities and take their particular needs into account. 

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Actions to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex Elders

Australian Government Department of Health

This plan aims to assist providers in identifying actions they could take to deliver more inclusive and culturally appropriate services for consumers. It acknowledges that there is no 'one-size-fits-all’ approach to diversity, and that each provider will be starting from a different place and operating in a different context.

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ADA Australia YouTube Channel

ADA Australia

ADA Australia's comprehensive videos detail the experiences of elderly Australians from a variety of backgrounds such as multicultural people (CALD), LGBTQIA+ people, disabled and Aboriginal and Torres Strait people. They highlight common struggles and resolutions in regards to receiving aged care.

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Elder Abuse: Everyone's Business

Australian Government Attorney-General's Department

"Elder Abuse: Everyone's Business" animated video, was developed by the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department and provides information about elder abuse, its different forms and where people can go to access help or further information on how to prevent elder abuse. 

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Everything You've Ever Wondered (and more) About Elder Abuse

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities

This brochure explains that Elder Abuse is largely hidden and underreported, so it’s important that we all get involved and raise awareness of elder abuse to help prevent it from happening.

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Preventing and Reducing Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Harm Among Older People

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

The Preventing and reducing alcohol-and other drug-related harm among older people: a practical guide for health and welfare professionals resource is a practical guide for health professionals, who are faced with the challenges of alcohol and other drug (ADO) use among older Australians.

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Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers

Carers QLD

Unpaid family carers come from all walks of life and help the people they care for in many different ways. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are more likely to care for another person with a disability, long-term illness or ageing related problem than non-Indigenous Australians.

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