OWN NSW wants to harness the power of our strong and large community to support our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders by walking together with them in the spirit of true reconciliation.
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“Our OWN Stories” was set up as a ten-week workshop program at Bankstown Arts Centre with 15 older women from refugee and migrant backgrounds. These women were offered the opportunity to express themselves and tell their stories through art.
In the lead up to 2023 International Women’s Day, we’re calling on everyone to to ask the question, “Where’s Lyn?” because the voices of older women are being ignored in the design of policies, especially the policies which impact them the most.
The #OlderWomenCount campaign run in partnership with CELEBRATE AGEING highlights the achievements and contributions of older women, raises awareness of the inequalities they experience and promotes strategies for inclusion.
Every older woman has a story to tell. Each one is unique. These stories have been collated as part of the #ReadyToListen project aimed at ending sexual assaults of older women, including those living in residential aged care.
The purpose of FLOWN is to promote friendship and social contact amongst members of OWN NSW – to facilitate interaction between our members to alleviate loneliness, and increase social contact. It also plants the seeds which could grow into lasting friendships being formed and reciprocal visits.
10 actions required for residential aged care service providers to be #ReadyToListen to disclosure of sexual assault.
The floods in the Northern Rivers of NSW have been devastating. Join us in doing something for the older women in that area by providing Love in a Bag care packs or a donation to express our solidarity with them at this difficult time.
The #TeaStories campaign aims to reconnect and offer support to older women. It collects stories about how older women have renegotiated connection and caring during lockdown. We hope these stories promote creativity and hope. Share your Tea Story with us.
Health Consumers NSW and the Older Women’s Network NSW have worked together to investigate the prevalence of ageism in health care, and how older people experience the discrimination they face. Read our report.
Older women are increasingly being sexually abused in residential aged care facilities, and are not being believed.
Give a homeless older woman shelter
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