World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016. ‘Everyone has the Right to make their own Decisions and to be Safeguarded against Abuse’.

Today is World Elder abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), every year on the 15th of June the world joins in to voice it’s opposition to the abuse inflicted on the older people. According to the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) Article 16, all persons with disabilities have the right to live […]

Professor Carmelle Peisah presented at the Financial Services Council Trustee Board Committee Elder Abuse Working Group

  Professor Carmelle Peisah, President of Capacity Australia and an expert on elderly financial abuse presented to the group. Key issues discussed were for Capacity Australia to get Financial Services Professionals on board with training and proactive action on this issue. Capacity Australia has also developed a range of workshops and tools to assist front […]


Capacity Australia’s submission to NSW Legislative Council  GENERAL PURPOSE STANDING COMMITTEE NO. 2 on Elder Abuse has been completed. For more details on the submission please click Submission for Inquiry into elder abuse in NSW Jan 2016 final (2)

Elder Abuse in Culturally Diverse Settings

On the 26th May 2015, Gaye Carrick, Executive Officer, Capacity Australia, presented news of our banking tool at the Communities Council on Ethnic Issues (CCOEI) Forum, in Victoria, “A Matter of Trust:  Financial Guarantors, Family Loans and risks in a cultural setting – Indian Communities”. There were a range of presentations on a number of […]

Dr Mangal Kardile Global Award Announcement

Congratulations to Dr Mangal Kardile being recognised with a recent award as one of the “100 MOST IMPACTFUL HEALTHCARE LEADERS [GLOBAL LISTING]”. The awards were held on 14th February, 2019 by World Mental Health and Wellness Congress at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Dr Kardile is an international partner of Capacity Australia, founder of Mental Health Aims and […]