15 June Hobart and Launceston
WEAAD stands for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which is recognised internationally on 15 June each year.
COTA Tasmania invites you to join us on this day to show your concern about the terrible toll elder abuse takes on individuals, families and communities.
TIME: 2pm (gather at 1.45pm)
START: Westella Building car park, 181 Elizabeth Street
FINISH: Mathers Place, 108-110 Bathurst Street, where refreshments will be served by our wonderful friends at Mathers House
Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC, Governor of Tasmania
TIME: 10am (gather at 9.45am)
START: Cameron Street entrance to City Park
FINISH: Town Hall, where refreshments will be served in the Reception Room by our fabulous partners at the City of Launceston
LED BY: Mayor of the City of Launceston, Alderman Albert van Zetten
Please step forward and make your presence felt.
EMAIL: [email protected]
Each of us has a role to play in preventing elder abuse. If you are not free to walk with us on 15 June, please make a donation or fundraise if you can, to help us organise this important event. Then spread the word to your friends and family.
If you or anyone you know is experiencing elder abuse,
please call the Elder Abuse Helpline on 1800 441 169.
COTA Tasmania supports Tasmania’s Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy. Our activities on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day are supported by the Tasmanian Government, the City of Launceston, the City of Hobart and Mathers House.