ACT Legal Aid Helpline
This tool offers ways to contact Legal Aid ACT such as multicultural language (CALD) support, live chats and ways to receive legal advice and respond to elder abuse.
Policy and Advocacy
COTA offers policy and advocacy initiatives that are aimed to reduce and respond to the disadvantages and discrimination of older people in the Australian Capital Territory.
Australian Association of Gerontology
Helping to improve the experience of ageing through research, policy and practice. It convenes a special interest group on elder abuse.
Working with Older People at Risk of Abuse
Aimed at carers, service providers, professionals who provide care to older people, this informative report outlines what can be done to assist older people and the means of reporting abuse in the Australian Capital Territory.
Age-Friendly Canberra - A Vision for Our City
This report written by the Australian Capital Territory Minister for Seniors, Veterans and Professionals, this report describes the future plans by the ACT Government to improve the quality of life, including preventing elder abuse, for older people in the ACT.
Understanding Elder Abuse
This report outlines key statistical findings of a report into cases of elder abuse in the Australian Captial Territory.
Identifying and Acting on Elder Abuse
An elder abuse toolkit that was developed as part of the pilot project by the University of Technology. The aim of the project was to examine the usefulness of a screening process to assist lawyers in identifying and assisting clients at risk of or experiencing elder abuse and how to respond.
Inquiry into Elder Abuse: Discussion Paper
A discussion report by Legal Aid NSW on a national plan to help maintain the momentum for reform and encourage a strategic, consistent response to elder abuse in Australia.
This report describes financial abuse and the types of financial abuse that are often overlooked. It also provides real stories of financial abuse.
Elder Abuse in NSW
This report outlines recommendations to the New South Wales (NSW) Parliament to reduce the prevalence of, respond to and prevent financial abuse of elderly people in NSW by introducing new policies.