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Guiding action on elder abuse

Grandparent Alienation

Find services on Compass

Support services that help against elder abuse are available throughout Australia. Pick your state or territory, then click ‘Find Services’.
Victims of Crime NT
Top End Women's Legal Service Inc.
Katherine Women's Legal Service
Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
Central Australia Women's Legal Service

Abuse of the older person - elearning program for health professionals

Real Stories

Read real experiences of elder abuse. To read more real stories, click here.

Elka's Story
Older Greek woman hanging up washing on a clothes line

Elka has good relationships with her children, however there is a long history of conflict between the siblings.

Carer's story
Carer's story

I was still juggling the remains of a career when my elderly mother came to live with me from overseas

Andrew begins a deliberate campaign to convince his father, Peter, he is losing his ‘marbles’.