Organisation

Older Persons Advocacy Network

Acronym
OPAN
Description

The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is a national network comprised of nine state and territory organisations that have been successfully delivering advocacy, information and education services to older people in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote Australia for over 25 years.

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Report

27 Nov 2018
106

OPAN and other services targeting elder abuse operate in a changing landscape that has seen elder abuse gain increasing policy attention, community awareness and dedicated resourcing. Significant movement on a number of major initiatives has occurred in the last two years.

Report

29 May 2018
10

This widely endorsed report sets out an agenda that the community sector has articulated as a set of priorities that need to be embraced by policy-makers and governments to effectively reduce the risk of elder abuse in Australian society whilst also supporting those affected.

Report

17 Nov 2017
16

Evaluation of OPAN’s existing advocacy, education and information regarding elder abuse, informing planning for its future work on this issue, and whether or not a national approach is required, is occurring at a critical time.

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