OWN NSW’s submission to the Australian law reform commission inquiry into elder abuse
The Australian Law Reform Commission released an Issues Paper on ’Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse’ in 15 June 2016 and called for public submissions. OWN NSW responded to ensure that the inquiry heard the older women’s perspective on the issue of elder abuse.Read more
Older Women’s Network NSW
The Older Women’s Network in NSW believes in a society rich in social capital, where mutual respect and trust are paramount, where diversity and debate are valued and where people and their networks have a legitimate voice.
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live, and we pay our respects to Elders past and present.
We acknowledge the sorrow of the Stolen Generations and the impacts of colonisation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
OWN NSW supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart, the call for a First Nation's Voice enshrined in the Australian Constitution and a Makarrata Commission to oversee agreement-making and truth-telling.