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27 Aug 19

‘Everyone Deserves Respect’ AASHA and SRS

Seniors Rights Service and AASHA, a retirement and wellbeing service for seniors, partnered together to host ‘Everyone Deserves Respect’, a forum on ageing and rights. On Saturday, August 24 over 120 members of the Australian Indian community attended Wentworthville Community Centre to listen to guest speakers, our panel and enjoy entertainment. Guests were able to […]

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16 Aug 19

Campaign: Stop Financial Elder Abuse

Russell Westacott, Seniors Rights Service CEO joined the Australia Banking Association to address how financial abuse is having devastating repercussions for Australian seniors. Describing the issue as ‘Inheritance Impatience’ Australian Baking Association, Chief Executive, Anna Bligh spoke about how it is one of the most prevalent forms of elder abuse and how family members are […]

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16 Aug 19

Safety and Wellbeing for Older Women

On Tuesday the 11th of June in collaboration with the Inner West and Canterbury Elder Abuse Collaborate, Seniors Rights Service facilitated a free information day. Over 90 guests from diverse ethnic backgrounds attended the event held at the Newtown Wellness Centre. Aged care workers, seniors and researchers were greeted with stalls and a free coffee […]

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13 Aug 19

UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

In April CEO, Russell Westacott and Board Chair Margaret Duckett attended the United Nation UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing alongside other NGO’s to advocate for seniors’ rights. Hosted by the UN at their headquarters in New York, Russell and other NGOs outlined the inadequacies that exist in legal rights for older people. Guests presented […]

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