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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Elder abuse

Elder abuse has been defined by the World Health Organisation as 'a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which cases harm or distress to an older person'. Elder abuse can take various forms, including:...

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Discrimination Age Discrimination

Risk of Homelessness in Older Women

With many older women at risk of homelessness, the Age Discrimination Commissioner is working with sectors to develop innovative solutions to assist this rapidly growing group of women.
elderly man sitting in chair
Discrimination Age Discrimination

Elder abuse

Elder abuse has been defined by the World Health Organisation as 'a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which cases harm or distress to an older person'. Elder abuse can take various forms, including:...
Discrimination Age Discrimination

Power of Oldness

Campaign highlighting the discrimination mature workers face when trying to gain or maintain jobs