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The outlook for older women in Australia is dire – but no one seems to care

The Guardian

"Prior to Covid, women over 55 were already the fastest growing group among the homeless. Research released in August estimates that 400,000 women over the age of 45 currently face this fate". This article discusses how homelessness is increasingly becoming a reality for older women. 

23 Nov 2020
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NAIDOC - Nambour Showgrounds

Nambour Community Centre

This year we are celebrating NAIDOC week 2020 at the Nambour Showgrounds on Friday 13th November from 3.30pm-7.00pm. This is an awesome FREE family event and everyone is welcome to come and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures, achievements and continuing contributions to our country and society.

13 Nov 2020
Nambour, QLD
QLD
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NAIDOC - Storytime With Aunty Fay Muir

Casey Cardinia Libraries

Gather the family and join us for a special Zoom storytime for NAIDOC Week 2020. Come and listen as Boonwurrung and Wamba Wamba Elder, Aunty Fay shares stories with us around the theme of family and the important place that family holds in First Nations culture. Sing, listen and gather as we celebrate NAIDOC Week.

13 Nov 2020
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NAIDOC - Gold Coast Titans Event

Gold Coast Titans

The Gold Coast Titans are hosting their annual NAIDOC event with the tremendous support of Kalwun and Deadly Choices. The event will have an exciting array of music, performances, activities and food and drink options.

12 Nov 2020
Robina, QLD
QLD
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NAIDOC - Poetry and Prose in Conversation

Casey Cardinia Libraries - Cranbourne Library

You are invited to join Aunty Rita Fisher and Aunty Anni Cockburn for a literary treat of poetry and prose as they come together in conversation, then join with them for a lively Q and A session.

09 Nov 2020
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NAIDOC - Virtual Concert with William Barton

Australian Embassy Jakarta

Join the Australian Embassy in Jakarta as we open NAIDOC Week celebrations with a live virtual concert by award-winning didgeridoo artist William Barton accompanied by Strings of the Earth string quartet led by Veronique Serret. This is sure to be a special event.

08 Nov 2020
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Positive Mental Health

Older Persons' Mental Health service, Prince of Wales Hospital

Register for a free online Positive Ageing forum providing strategies to reduce risk factors for psychological distress and memory disorders as we age. Organised by the Older Persons' Mental Health Service, Price of Wales Hospital. 

28 Oct 2020
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Elder Abuse. Know The Signs.

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched an elder abuse awareness campaign. This campaign includes a hard-hitting video that reveals the 'red flag phases' that can often indicate an older person is experiencing elder abuse. 

01 Oct 2020
National
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Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse

Law Council of Australia

Law Council of Australia has published a Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse. 

28 Sep 2020
National
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Handy Guides for Homeless Women

Lady Musgrave Trust

Older women are a significant and growing group of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Lady Musgrave Trust has launched their updated Handy Guides for Homeless Women, and are asking for help to share the Guide widely. This Guide provides information about vital services. 

14 Aug 2020
Queensland
QLD