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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders

Resources specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Advocacy for Aboriginal Elders

ARAS

Aboriginal Advocacy Program staff can assist and work with older people/ Elders (family and/ or legal representatives) to provide information about rights, entitlements and responsibilities accessing aged care services, including mainstream services and or Aboriginal-specific services. 

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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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Report

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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Resources for Elderly People

My Aged Care

A tool detailing support services that address aged care for a wide variety of Australian elderly people such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities, war veterans, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people and more. 

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South Australian Government Agency

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.

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