On 18 November 2019, the Minister for Seniors and Ageing the Honourable Mick Murray MLA launched Western Australia’s first ever strategy into elder abuse.  

The WA Strategy to Respond to the Abuse of Older People (Elder Abuse), which includes four priority areas, is a blueprint for the priorities, actions and outcomes required to effectively prevent and respond to the abuse of older people.

The 10-year strategy aims to effectively tackle all types of elder abuse, including financial, physical, sexual, psychological and emotional abuse.

For more information

Read the full media statement.

Visit our Elder Abuse page.