Media releases from the Commissioner.
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Reports about abuse of older people and adults with disability on the rise
Last published on 26 Oct 2021 in News
New data released today from the Ageing and Disability Commission (ADC) shows a 55.3 per cent increase in reports about older people and adults with disability experiencing abuse, neglect and exploitation in their family, home [...]
First disability abuse prevention Collaborative launches in NSW
Last published on 15 Feb 2021 in News
Canterbury-Bankstown establishes the first disability abuse focussed Collaborative for NSW.
Official Community Visitor scheme marks 25 years of operation in NSW
Last published on 17 Nov 2020 in News
Celebrating 25 years of the Official Community Visitor Scheme
One year on for the Ageing and Disability Commission
Last published on 01 Jul 2020 in News
July 1 marks one year since the Ageing and Disability Commission was established. The Commissioner would like to thank everyone who made the time to meet with him and his team, and who supported our [...]
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Last published on 12 Jun 2020 in News
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a United Nations designated day to collectively voice our opposition to the abuse of older people, which can commonly occur by their families, partners or someone [...]
New board appointments look to improve outcomes for vulnerable people
Last published on 11 Mar 2020 in News
Announcement of the new Ageing and Disability Advisory Board Members.
Review into Disability Advocacy in NSW
Last published on 19 Dec 2019 in News
The Ageing and Disability Commission has completed a review into disability advocacy services, and funding arrangements, in NSW. A copy of this report is now available.
International Day of People with Disability
Last published on 02 Dec 2019 in News
Tuesday 3rd December is International Day of People with Disability. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability, and celebrate achievements here and around the world.
Disability Royal Commission support services
Last published on 25 Nov 2019 in News
Call the National Counselling and Referral Service on 1800 421 468 or 02 6146 1468 to find support for your emotional wellbeing, support for making choices about telling your story and information on other practical [...]
Elder Abuse National Research
Last published on 31 Oct 2019 in News
Strengthening the Evidence Base: Research definition background paper