Media coverage

NARI's researchers and Ambassadors are frequently cited in the media or are asked to prepare comment pieces.

To talk to a researcher or seek a comment piece, contact:

Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or


New protections for seniors and ensuring nationally consistent laws to respond to elder abuse are among the key goals of a new national plan being developed by federal and state governments.


Identifying gaps and listing priorities are the core elements of a new action plan launched in Victoria which has been developed specifically to assist the community in tackling the issue of elder abuse.


Feeling better about yourself and improving your quality of life, alleviating depression, increasing life satisfaction and general wellbeing are all important outcomes of an active sexual life for ageing Australians states researcher Dr Sue Malta, from NARI.


Our director is among leading aged and community care researchers who have highlighted serious shortcomings in department-commissioned research into the government’s home care changes.


We’re starting to hear more and more about elder abuse. But what is it, why does it occur and how can you safeguard yourself against it? Briony Dow, Associate Professor of Ageing at the University of Melbourne and Director of the National Ageing Research Institute, helps us understand more about this complex issue.