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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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Tool

ABA Elder Abuse Campaign

Australian Banking Association

This Australian Banking Association tool outlines the ability of a Power of Attorney to steal from vulnerable adults to help the community understand types of elder abuse. It also provides a petition to stop elder financial abuse by calling on the Government to establish nationally consistent laws to the Power of Attorney register. 

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Article

Family Services Queensland

Legal Aid QLD

Collates the services available for Queenslanders at risk of or experiencing elder abuse, to help understand the types of elder abuse. 

QLD
General Information
Useful Tools
Legal & Financial Resources
Report

Elder Abuse in the WA

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities

This report provided collated statistics, resources and helplines dedicated to Western Australians suffering or at risk of elder abuse.

WA
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Research & Reports
Brochure

10 Questions to Ask About LGBTI+ Needs in Aged Care

National LGBTI Health Alliance

This brochure outlines questions unique to LGBTI+ elders that can be asked when entering a residential aged care home in order to ensure that they are effectively supported and included.

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Article

Elder Abuse in the ACT

ACT Government Community Services

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. 

ACT
Useful Tools
Tool

Working with Older People at Risk of Abuse

Legal Aid ACT

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. 

ACT
Research & Reports
Article

Elder Abuse in the NT Factsheet

Darwin Community Legal Service

A factsheet with definitions on types of elder abuse, risks, reasons older people are reluctant to act and preventative measures. Useful Northern Territory contacts are also provided. 

NT
Research & Reports
Tool

Cases of Elder Abuse, Who Can Help?

Office of the Public Guardian QLD

A directory tool providing legal and social services that can further assist elders understand types of elder abuse, in Queensland.

QLD
General Information
Article

Reporting Abuse to the Office of the Public Guardian

Office of the Public Guardian QLD

Outlines when to report to the Queensland Public Guardian, the process of reporting, who can report and provides advice as to the way to report and necessary information. 

QLD
Legal & Financial Resources