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Seniors Rights Service Ltd

Leading community organisation supporting older people with free legal advice, aged care advocacy and education sessions throughout New South Wales.

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:30pm

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Seniors Rights Victoria

Seniors Rights Victoria operates a state-wide elder abuse helpline, with information, support, advice, advocacy, education to prevent and address elder abuse. They also provide legal information, advice and casework.

VIC

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

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Information for Aboriginal Elders

Advocare

This website article outlines the ways in which Advocare can support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders and their families in accessing sufficient aged care services.

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Support Services for Remote and Indigenous Aged Care

Australian Government Department of Health

The report outlines the availability of assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Indigenous elders in rural and remote areas to address challenges in aged care services. 

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ADA Australia YouTube Channel

ADA Australia

ADA Australia's comprehensive videos detail the experiences of elderly Australians from a variety of backgrounds such as multicultural people (CALD), LGBTI+ people, disabled and Aboriginal and Torres Strait people. They highlight common struggles and resolutions in regards to receiving aged care.

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Aged Care Services NT

Carers NT

This tool describes respite care available for carers of older people in the Northern Territory. Includes access to programs catered specifically to connecting older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Indigenous people with their community and flexible respite options for overnight care. 

NT
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Aged Care Services Katherine Region

Carers NT

A poster from Carers Northern Territory offers flexible respite camps for carers of older people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, in the Katherine region.

NT
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Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service

DVRCV

A tool providing legal services relating to criminal, civil and family law matters that are provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Southern Region of the Northern Territory.

NT
Legal & Financial Resources
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Infographic

5 Step Approach Responding to Elder Abuse

Government of Western Australia

An infographic detailing a five step approach responding to elder abuse.

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Barriers for Aboriginal People

Seniors Rights Service

In this video, Jody Broun explains how racism and the context of colonial history puts up barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing services, reporting abuse and makes them more vulnerable. Ms Broun outlines the various Red Cross programs available to help with social isolation and could assist in detecting elder abuse. 

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