Elder Abuse (DP 83)

This is the second consultation document for the Elder Abuse Inquiry, in which the ALRC has been asked to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks which seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers, supporters, representatives and others, and to examine the interaction and relationship of these laws with state and territory laws.

This Discussion Paper includes includes 43 proposals for law reform. The ALRC  invites submissions in response to the proposals, or to any of the material in the Discussion Paper.

Submissions closed on 27 February 2017.