The Face of Elder Abuse in Australia

Paulene Mackell, Chris Maylea, Christina David, Siobhan Bubner, Bianca Brijnath, Briony Dow

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Like other high-income countries, Australia has an ageing population, with about 3.8 million Australians aged 65 and over representing 15% of the population (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Older Australians at a glance. AIHW, Canberra, 2018). Older Australian people have a range of heritages, with First Nations peoples the proud custodians of the oldest living continuous culture in the world.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Worldwide Face of Elder Abuse
EditorsPamela B. Teaster, Georgia J. Anetzberger, Elizabeth Podnieks
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-34888-4
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-34887-7, 978-3-031-34890-7
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sept 2023


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