News tagged with Elder Abuse

COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 Policy Priorities Statement

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COTA Victoria’s 2017 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number of government ... ...

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New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced

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Councillor Antonella Celi (Mornington Peninsula Shire)
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Gerard Mansour (Victorian Commissioner for Seniors)
Jenny Blakey 
Jeanette Lane (Chair of PACE)
Fiona Richardson (Victorian Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence)
Daniel Mulino (MLC Eastern Victoria)  

New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced. On Friday December 2nd, Fiona Richardson, the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, re-announced the Victorian Government’s $1m investment in initiatives to prevent ... ...

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Victoria State Budget 2016

State Budget 2016  The State Government budget delivered this week contains some excellent funding programs in areas of great relevance to Victorian seniors, the most outstanding being in family violence ... ...

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National Elder Abuse Conference Gets Results

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A very successful National Elder Abuse Conference concluded last week in Melbourne with the Commonwealth Government establishing a National Inquiry into Elder Abuse. The conference attended by over 300 people received ... ...

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Seniors Forum 23 February 2016

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Seniors Rights Victoria and COTA Victoria are hosting a free Seniors Forum on Tuesday 23 February 2016, 10am to 12pm.  A number of key speakers from the 4th National Elder Abuse Conference will ... ...

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Elder Abuse Conference 23-25 Feb in Melbourne

Elder abuse is any act which causes harm to an older person and is carried out by someone they know and trust, such as a family member or friend. The ... ...

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