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It’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Dementia Australia is calling for all Australians to make themselves aware of the different forms elder abuse can take and to be alert to vulnerable Australians, including people who live with dementia. 

And just like that the border opens (next Monday)

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Minister causing ‘serious and irreversible harm’ in State forests

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