Media coverage

NARI's researchers and Ambassadors are frequently cited in the media or are asked to prepare comment pieces.

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THE National Ageing Research Institute are looking for more volunteers to participate in a project to test practical help tools to support the wellbeing of informal carers looking after dementia sufferers.


NARI Director Associate Professor Briony Dow identifies elements related to old age that can impact on mental health.


There is room for improvement in the health system regarding mental health, according to Dr Bianca Brijnath, director of Social Gerontology, NARI.


The Turnbull government has announced it will fund a national elder abuse prevalence study, increased training for professionals and the public and a new elder abuse peak body.


Attorney General George Brandis has announced funding for the next stage of research to better understand the nature, scale and scope of elder abuse. National Ageing Research Institute, the Social Research Centre and the Social Policy Research Centre are researchers in the project which is coordinated by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.