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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders

Resources specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers

Carers Australia

This article states that 12.4% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population are carers, compared to 10.5% of the non-indigenous population.

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Aboriginal Carers

Carers NSW

There are over 14,000 Aboriginal carers providing unpaid assistance and support to family members and friends in NSW. Culturally specific services and support for Aboriginal carers are available from Carers NSW and other service providers.

NSW
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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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Information for Aboriginal Elders

Advocare

This website article outlines the ways in which Advocare can support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders and their families in accessing sufficient aged care services.

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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.

SA