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Responding to Elder Abuse

Experiencing elder abuse or suspect elder abuse? Help is available.

Last updated: October 7, 2021
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Helping me to respond

If you are experiencing abuse, there are people and supports you can turn to, things you can do and resources you can access. Help starts here.

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Helping others to respond

If you know or suspect an older person is experiencing or at risk of abuse, read on to see what you can do. Help starts here.

Need information or advice on elder abuse now?
Need information or advice on elder abuse now?
CALL 1800 ELDERHelp (1800 353 374)
In an emergency call 000

This free number will redirect you to an existing phone service near you. This is not a 24-hour line. Call operating times will vary. A collaboration between the Australian, state and territory governments.