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    We support you to have your voice heard.

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We are experiencing a high volume of enquiries

Due to an increased volume in enquiries for Advocacy assistance, ARAS will respond within five(5) working days. In the event that your life is at risk, please dial 000 and seek the support of emergency services.

For the rights of older people

Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) has been supporting older people in South Australia to uphold their aged care and human rights since 1990. ARAS is the South Australian member of the Commonwealth funded Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN). ARAS advocates can assist you or an older person you know to access and interact with the community or residential aged care service providers.

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Older Persons Advocacy Network

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Know your rights

Charter of Aged Care Rights

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Recent Publications

All ARAS publications can be viewed and printed online and are available in other languages.

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Media Releases

View all the latest news and media releases from the The Aged Rights Advocacy Service

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Make a donation

When you support ARAS you can be assured that your money goes exclusively towards our core work of supporting older people in vulnerable situations to have a voice. That's what we do. Your support, no matter how small, can make a real contribution to our work.

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The impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear colleagues, partners, sponsors and friends of ARAS,

ARAS would like to provide you with an update on the impact COVID-19 has on the services we provide.

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