22-23 July 2019 – Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre


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“Through the human rights looking glass – a legal perspective”

Day 2 of the Conference will focus on Justice & Safeguarding and feature the panel discussion “Through the human rights looking glass – a legal perspective” with speakers:

Bethany Brown (Human Rights Watch, New York, USA)
Dr John Chesterman (Office of the Public Advocate, VIC)
Paul Greenwood (Retired Deputy District Attorney, USA)
Professor Wendy Lacey (University of South Australia) 
Natalie Seigel-Brown (Office Public Guardian, QLD)

This expert panel presentation will explore how a human rights framework may impact current and proposed laws, safeguarding the rights of older Australians, as well as what key components of safeguarding actions should be implemented across the nation to create a domino effect of change.


Program now available

The draft program for NEAC 2019 is now available.

To be held on the 22 and 23 July in Brisbane, NEAC 2019 will help safeguard the right of older Australians to live free from abuse, violence, exploitation and neglect.

NEAC 2019 is an opportunity to drive real change as the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety unfolds and a National Plan on Elder Abuse is in the spotlight.  

Get creative and help us end elder abuse

Entries are now open in the 2019 National Elder Abuse Conference creative competition! Submit art pieces in any creative format (written, visual, photographic or audio visual) with entries being displayed during NEAC2019 and on social media.

Five winners will each receive a $100 eftpos gift card.