Surf lifesavers from South Australia and Queensland have been honoured at Parliament House in Canberra today with Surf Life Saving Australia’s National Rescue Medal for their outstanding rescues this season.
Surf lifesavers from West Beach SLSC in Adelaide in South Australia, as well as Tallebudgera and Pacific SLSC’s on Queensland’s Gold Coast were invited to the nation’s capital to be recognised for their exceptional and selfless service to their local communities as part of SLSA’s Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving event.Read News Articles
The Australian Government is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of older Australians and keeping them safe from elder abuse.
The abuse of older Australians is a complex health and social problem that can have devastating physical, emotional and social consequences for older people, their families and their communities.
Coinciding with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a national elder abuse awareness campaign has been launched to highlight this significant social issue and assist those who are at risk of experiencing elder abuse to take action and seek support, by calling 1800ELDERHelp and accessing the elder abuse knowledge hub Compass.info.Read Press Releases