June 15 2017 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Victorian Office of the Public Advocate and Seniors Rights Victoria invite you to a free 2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum in Melbourne on Thursday 15 June.
At the forum, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, Attorney-General, will launch the Report of the Australian Law Reform Commission Inquiry into ‘Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse’.
We will also hear from key presenters:
- President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM; and
- Hon. Dr. Kay Patterson AO, Federal Age Discrimination Commissioner.
Part two of the forum will help you gain a practical understanding of how some key organisations are responding to elder abuse. Our lively and interactive Q&A panel will include: