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Redress Scheme Update – September 2020

National Nationally applications to the National Redress Scheme remain steady. As of 4 September 2020, the Scheme has: received 7,935 applications made 3535 decisions made 3,498...

Public Hearing for the Disability Royal Commission

The use of psychotropic medication in response to behaviours of concern in people with disability is to be examined by the Disability Royal Commission at the...

What if someone isn’t OK?

R U OK? day is Thursday 10th September. It’s a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone to ask, “Are you OK?” and to remember...

Growing Awareness of the Abuse of Older People in Australia

New research released by Relationships Australia reveals a growing awareness of ageism and the abuse of older people in Australia while highlighting an ongoing need for...

August is Seniors Month

Seniors Month runs in August each year across the Northern Territory (NT). It celebrates older people and their continuing contribution to our community. Seniors Month encourage...

New Research on Relationships & Easing COVID-19 Restrictions

As restrictions have lifted and interstate travel is permitted in the Northern Territory, new research launched by Relationships Australia reveals that people across the country are...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June) highlights the important issue of abuse suffered by older people in our community, which unfortunately happens too frequently and...

COVID-19 restrictions and the effects on people’s relationships

New research launched today by Relationships Australia reveals that the close relationships in our lives have been significantly affected by restrictions associated with COVID-19. Based on...

Sharing Your Story With The Disability Royal Commission

You can share your experiences of violence, neglect, abuse or exploitation with the Royal Commission. This helps the commission learn more about the problem and how...

Have the COVID-19 workplace changes affected people’s mental health?

New research launched today in response to COVID-19 reveals that recent workplace changes have had a major impact on Australia’s mental health. Based on data collected...

First Nations artist depicts Disability Royal Commission story

Wiradjuri Elder and artist Paul Constable Calcott has depicted the story of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability in...

Self-care: working from home

It’s during these times of change and transition that self-care can easily and quickly fall into the background. The more you learn about self-care and how...