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Factsheet

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. 

QLD
Ageism
Useful Tools
Report

What is Ageism?

COTA Tasmania

The report outlines the destructive type of discrimination that is ageism and the possibility of this to lead to elder abuse. 

TAS
Ageism
General Information
Tool

Challenging Ageism

COTA Victoria

An overview of ageism and age discrimination in Australia with examples and advice on how to stop it. Includes further tools and resources.

VIC
Ageism
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Video

Ageism and Powers of Attorney

Seniors Rights Service

In this video, Commissioner Kay Patterson AO explains causes of elder abuse including, ageism, age discrimination, inheritance impatience, family breakdown and lack of understanding of Powers of Attorney. 

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Ageism
General Information
Legal & Financial Resources
Video

Ageism in Diverse Communities

Seniors Rights Service

In this video Jenny Bray explains how ageism and age discrimination in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities is leading to people being treated differently or are having their decision making rights ignored as they age. 

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Ageism
General Information
Article

Safeguard Older Persons During COVID-19 and Beyond

United Nations

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) represents the one day in a year when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations. This article also discusses how WEAAD aims to increase understanding and preventing of elder abuse. 

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Ageism
General Information
Video

Imagine a World Without Ageism

EveryAge Counts

This video describes how EveryAge Counts provides the opportunity to work with others in your community to create a society where person is valued, connected and respected, regardless of age and health. 

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Ageism
General Information
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Tool

"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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Ageism
Useful Tools
Article

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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National
Ageism
General Information
Report

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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Ageism
Research & Reports