Our People

The staff at Seniors Rights Victoria bring together knowledge and experience from a range of backgrounds including aged care, the community, health and legal sectors, government, adult and tertiary education, and the private sector. Drawing on our multi-disciplinary strengths, the Seniors Rights Victoria team is committed to building the knowledge-base around elder abuse to further advance the rights of older members of the Victorian community.

Melbourne Office

Housed at the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria:

  • Manager
  • Principal Lawyer
  • Community Lawyer
  • Advocates
  • Community Education Co-ordinator
  • Administrative Officer
  • Communications Advisor
  • Policy Advisors
  • Project Workers

Boronia Office

The Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC), hosts the Eastern Elder Abuse Network (EEAN) which is open to any professional working with older people in the eastern metropolitan area. Contact the Elder Abuse Prevention Coordinator, Teresa Donegan: teresad@eclec.org.au

ECLC also offers:

  • Secondary consultations
  • Community legal education
  • Advice with organisational elder abuse policy development