Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW
The Energy & Water Ombudsman of New South Wales (EWON) provides a free and independent dispute resolution service for all electricity and gas consumers in New South Wales.
Concerned about an Older Person?
Senior Rights Victoria offers a tool to understanding elder abuse for friends, family and concerned others, the guide includes practical tips to increase safety and answers to common questions.
Issues of Elder Abuse in Australia
This research report offers an overview of Australia’s ageing population and potential risk factors that may arise as a result of the increasing life expectancy of the Australian population such as the prevalence of elder abuse, with the aim of preventing elder abuse.
Your Decision Making Toolkit
Interactive web article to guide individuals through the support decision making process to achieve the best possible outcome to prevent elder abuse.
Concerned About Someone?
A helpful tool for people concerned about an elder person as to what to do in the case of suspected elder abuse and ways to report and take action. Provides key contacts for understanding, preventing and reporting to elder abuse in the Australian Capital Territory.
Older Person ACT Legal Service (OPALS)
The flyer details the services of the Older Persons ACT Legal Service provided by Legal Aid, including legal assistance, interpreters, training and cultural support officers.
ACT Seniors Directory
This seniors directory provides users with a useful tool to access information on community and support services within the Australian Capital Territory. The directory also offers websites for seniors in relation to topic areas such as housing, finances, understanding and responding to elder abuse.
Deakin Cottage - Dementia Respite
An informative article about the Deakin Cottage which provides short term stay for people in the Australian Capital Territory who are ageing, disabled and/or living with dementia (including early onset dementia). They can have a short overnight stay or join their day program.
The informative article describes the work of Order Persons Act Legal Service (OPALS) in settling disputes and responding to elder abuse, whilst providing helpful factsheets, resources and FAQs.
Elder Abuse in the ACT
Whilst outlining the types and signs of elder abuse, this article on the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government website describes the support available and efforts to prevent elder abuse and respond that are available and unique to the ACT.