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ACTCOSS welcomes elder abuse laws amid legal profession objections

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the ACT Government’s move to introduce specific offences for elder abuse, reforms that have drawn the ire of the ACT’s legal profession. The bill,...

ACT legal profession slams new elder abuse laws

The ACT legal profession is unhappy with new reforms introduced into the Legislative Assembly today, Thursday 7 May, which will see organisations and carers criminally liable for the abuse or exploitation of...