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


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.


The Elder Abuse National Research Project is being developed to build on the growing body of knowledge relating to the issue.


Considering a significant proportion of people with epilepsy develop the condition when they are over 65, aged care workers should be equipped to detect the signs.