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Research Report: The legal needs of older people
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The legal needs of older people  ( 2004 )  Cite this report



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Appendices


Appendix 1


Consultations with groups and individuals

Ros Monro, Legal Outreach for Older People Project, Caxton Legal Centre, 12 July 2002.

Sue Field, Elder Law Centre, University of Western Sydney, 27 August 2002.

Sarah Fogg, Heather Graham, Dawn Linklater and Gerard Thomas, NSW Committee on Ageing, Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care,9 September 2002.

Christine Regan (The Council of Social Service of NSW), Brenda Bailey (Council on the Ageing), Sol Encel (Social Policy Research Centre), Aged Care Alliance, 9 September 2002.

Office for Ageing, Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care,12 September 2002.

The Aged-Care Rights Service, 18 September 2002.

Greta Mason, research assistant to John Mcallum, Dean, College of the Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, 19 September 2002.

Basil La Brooy, National Information Centre on Retirement Investments (NICRI), 20 September 2002.

Meredith Osborne, Blue Mountains Community Legal Centre, 23 September 2002.

Jane Boardman, Community Worker, Ageing and Disability, Hornsby Council, 24 September, 2002.

John Le Breton, Director, and Amanda Curtin, Office of the Public Guardian, Sydney, 24 September 2002.

Harvey Volke, Shelter NSW, 24 September 2002.

Rodney Lewis, Elder Law Centre, University of Western Sydney, 26 September 2002.

Jill Moir, Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW, 30 September 2002.

Colleen Cartwright, Senior Research Fellow, Australasian Centre on Ageing, University of Queensland 1 October 2002

Janet Scott, Community Services Manager, Ageing and Disability Service, Uniting Care, 1 October 2002.

Western Aboriginal Legal Service, Dubbo, 3 October 2002.

Keith James, Treasurer, Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association, Dubbo, 4 October 2002.

Richard Wilson, Sydney Regional Aboriginal Corporation Legal Service, Redfern, 8 October 2002.

Natalie Ross and Andrew Taylor, Inner City Legal Centre, 9 October 2002.

Barbara Squires, Director of the Centre on Ageing, Benevolent Society, and President, Australian Association of Gerontology, Sydney, 10 October 2002.

Donna Graham, Manager of the Disability and Aged Information Service in Lismore for the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care, 11 October 2003.

Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, 11 October 2002.

Veterans’ Advocacy Service, Legal Aid NSW, 15 October 2002.

Prue Fairlie, Grandparenting NSW, Council on the Ageing, 22 October 2002.

Karen Cox and Emma Keene, Consumer Credit Legal Centre, 25 October 2002.

Margaret Small, Women’s Legal Resource Centre, 25 October 2002.

Caxton Legal Centre, Queensland, 29 October 2002.

Cathie Warburton, Consumer Affairs Policy and Education at the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), 31 October 2002.

Sally McAtee, Policy Officer, Legal Aid NSW, 4 November 2002.

Nick O’Neil, President, Guardianship Tribunal, 4 November 2002.

Robyn Sedger, Aged Abuse Monitoring Project, Western Sydney, 5 November 2002.

Hayley Bennett, neuro-psychologist and panel member of the Guardianship Tribunal, 12 November 2002.

Associate Professor Julie Stubbs, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, 21 November 2002.

Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, 28 November 2002.

Park and Village Service Unit of the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW, 29 November 2002.

National Information Centre on Retirement Investments, 1 December 2002.

Sharyn Caroll, Co-ordinator, Centrelink Financial Information Service, 5 December 2002.

Michael Jordan, National Co-ordinator of the Customer Relations Team at Centrelink, 5 December 2002.

Gerard Thomas, Policy Officer, Welfare Rights Centre (NSW), 10 December 2002.

Joy Fuller, Older Women’s Project Officer, Western Sydney Sole Women’s Accomodation Service Inc., 12 December 2002.

John Hill, Manager of Education Services, Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW, 12 March 2003.

Wendy Fisher and John Newton, The Aged Care Rights Service, 8 April 2003.

Denise Steele, Older Persons Tenants’ Service, Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW, 17 July 2003.

Joy Connor and Dianne Evans, Park and Village Services NSW, Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association NSW, 31 July 2003.

Anthony Brown, Project Officer, Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre, 6 August 2003.

Sally O’Loughlin, Gabrielle Leahy and Ann Cummings, Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care, 6 August 2003.

Helen Ruhle, Health Care Complaints Commission, 6 August 2003.

Professor Terry Carney, Head of Research, School of Law, Sydney University, 8 August 2003.

Dr. Stephen Judd, Hammond Care Group, 8 August 2003.

Matthew Keely and Digby Hughes, People with Disabilities (NSW) Inc., 12 August 2003.

Julie Letts, NSW Department of Health, 19 August 2003.

Brenda Bailey, Policy Officer, Council on the Ageing (NSW), 21 August 2003.

Sue Field and Carolyn Sappideen, Elder Law Centre, University of Western Sydney, 10 September 2003.

Focus Group Consultations


Older Men: New Ideas (OMNI) Lakemba Branch focus group, Sydney, 10 September 2002

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association focus group, Dubbo, 4 October 2002

Older Women’s Network focus group, Sydney, 8 October 2002

Murwillumbah Autumn Club focus group, Murwillumbah, 11 October 2002

Older Women’s Network focus group, Penrith, 14 October 2002

Indigenous Elders focus group, Penrith, 14 October 2002

Mirabooka Retirement Village focus group, Sydney, 21 October 2002

Eric Calloway House Nursing Home focus group, Sydney, 21 October 2002

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association focus group, Sydney, 10 September 2003

Relevant forums and conferences attended


Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Retirement Villages Seminar, 16 August 2002

2002 Premier’s Forum on Ageing — Consumer Protection, 1 October 2002

Planning for Later Life Forum, NSW Benevolent Society, 14 October 2002

Older Women Violence and Abuse, Forum for service providers presented by NSW Attorney-General’s Department, Crime Prevention Division, Violence Against Women Specialist Unit, 22 October 2002

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Forum, Council on the Ageing (COTA), Friday 25 October 2002.

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Ellison, S, Schetzer, L, Mullins, Perry, J & Wong, K 2004, The legal needs of older people in NSW, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, Sydney