This page features articles by experts and leading advocates from various communities, who work to understand, prevent and respond to elder abuse.
Dr Elizabeth McEntyre is a Worimi and Wonnarua woman whose Country spans Port Stephens, the Great Myall Lakes, the Barrington Tops and the Hunter Valley in NSW. She is a straight-talking advocate and agitator for Aboriginal Communities, and now doing work which she believes has the most impact. Read More.
Australians of all ages deserve to be safe from harm, treated with respect, and heard.
Yet the World Health Organisation estimates that at least one in six people over 60 years of age experienced some form of abuse, exploitation or neglect in the last year. Read More.