Media coverage

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

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Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or


Political correctness, inadequate data and pussyfooting around the problem will hamper the search for ways to stop family violence.


Dr Jean Tinney of NARI has delivered preliminary findings from the report at the Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference in Adelaide this week and revealed that issues of childhood loss and trauma, as well as family and broader social stigma and discrimination have an ongoing impact on our LGBTI elders.


The Australian Study of Health and Relationships (ASHR), the latest findings of which were released recently, has much to commend it. Like its counterpart, the British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL), it provides an illustration of sexual practices of today’s adults.


For many people, keeping their partner or parent living at home as they age is a priority. And while there is much joy and satisfaction in providing care for someone who needs some extra help and support, it can also be quite stressful and exhausting – especially as the person providing care is also getting older.