Aged Care

Abuse at an aged care facility prompts spot checks

Nursing homes will no longer receive advance warning of audits by the regulator in a bid to prevent the type of abuse of the elderly that was unearthed at the scandal-plagued Oakden facility.

Health News

Starting difficult conversations

Did you know that around one in five women living in Australia experience sexual violence and one in three experience physical violence at some point in their lives?

Abuse over taking Koran oath

Australia’s first Muslim frontbencher has been sworn into his position with a Koran

Coles linked to abuse in Bangladesh

Coles, Target and Kmart use Bangladeshi factories which may be unsafe and abusive


There’s no excuse for abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June aims to alert the community to the issue of abuse of older people by someone they should be able to trust. Abuse is a significant issue in our society and older people may not know that assistance is available from the Aged Right Advocacy Service (ARAS).

One of the boys

One of the unspoken rules about being a woman in a man’s world is...