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ACT Human Rights Commission

You can complain to the Commission if you believe an older person or an adult with a disability is subject to, or at risk of neglect, abuse or exploitation. 

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

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Public Trustee and Guardian ACT

Offers permanent and secure Trustee, Guardianship and Administration services to the Australian Captial Territory community.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

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Carers ACT

Supports family carers through providing advice, information, training, counselling and respite. Aims to improve the health, wellbeing, resilience and financial security of carers.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

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Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

Aims to ease the suffering and distress of vulnerable and disadvantaged people through supporting their physical, social and emotional well-being.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Factsheet

Factsheet on Protecting Yourself from Financial Abuse

Australian Banking Association

This factsheet describes what financial abuse is, signs of financial abuse and the necessary helplines and prevention steps to take in the event of financial abuse. 

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Protecting Vulnerable Customers from Potential Financial Abuse

Australian Banking Association

This Australian Bankers' Association tool provides guidance for banks to recognise and prevent financial abuse. This includes an understanding what financial abuse is and recognising potential financial abuse. 

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Financial Abuse of Older People
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Financial Abuse and Family and Domestic Violence Policies

Australian Bankers' Association

This industry report acknowledges that banks play a role in helping their customers with their financial matters. It provides guidance for banks to assist with developing internal policies and procedures with respect to responding and preventing elder financial abuse and domestic violence.

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Financial Abuse of Older People
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ACT Police Seniors Liaison Unit

Assists with a wide range of matters involving older people, including identifying, preventing and reporting elder abuse.

ACT

Mon-Sun: 24 hours a day

Factsheet

Setting Up Power of Attorney to Help Manage Your Banking Needs

Australian Banking Association

This factsheet informs older people what is involved when setting up a Power of Attorney, and specifically their roles and responsibilities, to help prevent elder abuse.

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Useful Tools
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Responding to Requests from Power of Attorney or Court-Appointed Administrator

Australian Banking Association

This tool explains how Powers of Attorney and court-appointed administrators arrangements apply to banks’ relationships with their customers; and outlines a framework that banks can use to consistently deal with requests from attorneys and administrators. The aim of the tool is to better prevent and respond to financial elder abuse. 

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