ARAS: Aged Rights Advocacy Service (South Australia)

"For the Rights of Older People"

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc (ARAS) is a not-for-profit community based organisation, providing advocacy support since 1990.

It is an independent, rights based organisation that aims to promote and protect the rights and wellbeing of older people, through the provision of information, education, support and representation.

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service is commonly known as ARAS and offers a free, statewide and confidential advocacy service.

Talking Books are now available. Click here to view them.

(18.07.14) The development of the National Elder Abuse Prevention Hub, an ARAS initiative, has been highlighted on two Australian Aged Care websites, Australian Ageing Agenda and DPS News. Further details on The Hub's progress will be highlighted at the 3rd National Elder Abuse Conference, September 3 & 4 in Perth.

(22.07.14) Our local WEAAD Champions were acknowledged at a recent Government House reception, see photos from the day, click here.



(15.06.14) World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was held on Sunday 15 June and we have collected a series of photos from various 2014 WEAAD Community Activities that were organised to help highlight the day. To view them all click here.


Upcoming Training & Workshops: (DON'T MISS OUT, NUMBERS ARE LIMITED)

Abuse Prevention 'Train the Trainer' Session: Book now, click here.

Wednesday 18 March, 2015: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Responding to Elder Abuse Workshop: Book now, click here.

Wednesday 18 March, 2015: 1.00apm - 4.30pm


Past Events

ARAS held the conference Elder Abuse Prevention - Take Action on Monday 16 June at the Adelaide Convention Centre to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014. For a summary of the conference click here.

The 2nd National World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference was held in Adelaide on the 17th and 18th of June 2013. For all the conference information and presentations click here.


Recent Publications