Gold Cards for BNT and BCOF veterans’ legislation passes
Participants of the British Nuclear Test program in Australia and veterans who served as part of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force are called on to register for free health care.
The social barriers to an active society are being ignored
The simplicity of exhorting people to “be more active” belies how complicated it can be to put physical activity into practice.
Elder abuse report highlights need for government and community cooperation
NACLC and the National Older Persons Legal Services Network have welcomed the tabling of a report of the ALRC as an important milestone in tackling the growing problem of elder abuse.
Elder abuse—a national ALRC response
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has launched its Report, Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131), on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017.
UN World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017
Because the numbers of older persons are growing, the amount of elder abuse can be expected to grow with it.
Preventing elder abuse with quality aged care
On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a Charles Sturt University (CSU) academic is renewing her support for more registered nurses in NSW aged care homes to deliver a high standard of care to elderly residents.
Grants to support active older South Australians
Seniors across South Australia will be encouraged to have a go at new activities and discover hidden talents through a range of newly-funded community projects.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day eve
The Tasmanian Government is committed to upholding the rights of older Tasmanians to live without exploitation, abuse or fear.
2017 NSW Grandparents Day event grants program open
Applications are now open for grants to help community organisations, small businesses and local councils host events to celebrate NSW Grandparents Day.
WA joins WHO age-friendly affiliate program
The State Government's work towards making Western Australia more age-friendly has been recognised with the World Health Organisation (WHO) accepting the State as an affiliate member.
Men need to watch their eyes
Men are neglecting the health of their eyes to the detriment of their overall wellbeing, according to Optometry Australia.