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Ageism

Articles, reports and news pieces about how ageism can lead to elder abuse.

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"Am I Ageist" Quiz

EveryAge Counts

Participate in this fun, two-minute quiz to see where you sit on the ageism spectrum. 

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#InHerShoes

OPAL Institute

The #InHerShoes project is a research, narrative and awareness raising project documenting the responses to older women (and their families) who report sexual assault as an older women (aged 65+). 

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#SheToo - Listening to Older Women

OPAL Institute

The #SheToo Campaign is about listening to older women who experience sexual abuse/assault. It recognises that the #MeToo movement empowered women - who already had a degree of empowerment (social media access, independence from perpetrator, speech/communication and cognitive abilities). 

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About the EveryAge Counts Campaign

EveryAge Counts

This article explains the goal of the EveryAge Counts campaign which is to tackle ageism. 

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Age Discrimination

Australian Human Rights Commission

This article discusses that Australians of all ages have the right to be treated fairly and to enjoy the same opportunities as others. 

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Age Discrimination and Elder Abuse

Glen Eira City Council

This article discusses how ageism is a serious form of discrimination that can have a severe impact on the self-esteem and wellbeing of older adults. 

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Age Discrimination is Australia's Biggest barrier to Opportunity

The New Daily

This article discusses the results of a survey conducted by LinkedIn, which revealed 44% of baby boomers believe their age is the main reason for employers rejecting their job applications. 

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Aged and Disability Advocacy

ADA Australia

A factsheet outlining the types of advocacy services offered by ADA QLD such as individual advocacy, human rights, disability support and anti-age discrimination advocacy. 

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Ageism a Big Issue Across Australia

National Seniors Australia

This article discusses that older Australians are concerned about job security, as they retire later in life. 

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Ageism a Key Driver of Failures within the Aged Care System

EveryAge Counts

This report is EveryAge Counts submission to the Royal Commission on Aged Care, Quality and Safety. 

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