Media releases

NARI issues media releases about our work and provides comment and information on issues about positive ageing, our research and issues affecting older Australians.

NARI researchers also contribute articles to journals, magazines, radio or other media on request.        

Media inquiries: Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or

mediawise@mediawise.net.au

Multi-media movies to build understanding about dementia in multicultural Australia

22/02/19

An innovative multi-media program to raise awareness about dementia in people from multicultural communities, and how to access help was today launched in Melbourne.

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Be a friend, befriend an older person

18/02/19

The National Ageing Research Institute is recruiting volunteers to take part in a befriending program, one of the first to be run in Australia.

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NARI welcomes $185 million ageing and dementia research package

20/12/18

The National Ageing Research Institute has welcomed the establishment of a $185 million medical research packaged focused on ageing, aged care and dementia.

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ROYAL COMMISSION INTO AGED CARE WELCOMED BY NATIONAL AGEING RESEARCH INSTITUTE

17/09/18

The National Ageing Research Institute today welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of a Royal Commission into Aged Care in Australia.

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Two Victorian firsts, Elder Abuse action plan and screening tool

15/06/18

NARI has received almost $60,000 from the State Trustees Australia Foundation to trial a new Elder Abuse Screening Instrument (AUSI).  A Victorian-first, this elder abuse screening instrument aims to identify cases of elder abuse. Earlier this year it launched Victoria’s first action plan to tackle elder abuse.

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