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First Peoples

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this resource may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.


In conjunction with First Peoples Disability Network and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Elder Abuse Prevention Collaborative, the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission has prepared this concise resource tailored to First Nations communities.

This resource features short examples explaining instances of abuse, neglect and exploitation, and cites relevant aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

This resource can be used to support anyone in community to raise awareness about what abuse, neglect and exploitation is, and how to get help.

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