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WEAAD 2019 Program 

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Time

Activity / Presentation

8.15am Registration
8.45am

Master of Ceremony: Ian Henschke

Welcome: Carolanne Barkla Chief Executive, Aged Rights Advocacy Service

8:50am

Welcome to Country: Frank Wanganeen

9:00am Opening:  The Honourable Stephen Wade MLC, Minister for Health & Wellbeing
9:15am

Keynote: Hon. Dr Kay Patterson Age Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Topic of presentation: 'Building trust, building strength together'

9:50am

Keynote: Dr Duncan McKellar Head of Unit for Older Persons’ Mental Health Services, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NAHLN)

Topic of presentation: 'Beyond Oakden: Building trust through failure, recovery and reform'

10.30am

MORNING TEA (30 minutes)

11:00am   

Carolanne Barkla Chief Executive, Aged Rights Advocacy Service

Topic of presentation: ‘State of the Nation’

11.30am

Jeanette Walters Director of Intergovernment Relations and Ageing, Office for Ageing Well: SA Health

Topic of presentation: 'The new Adult Safeguarding Unit’

12.00pm

Q&A Panel Discussion | Panellists include:

1.00pm

LUNCH (1 hour)

2.00pm

Beverley Lange Chief Executive, Elder Abuse Action Australia (EAAA)

Topic of presentation: 'EAAA – A National Voice to end elder abuse'

2.30pm Commissioner Dr Roger Thomas, Office of the Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement 

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Topic of presentation: 'Model to Reform Aboriginal Engagement in South Australia'

3.00pm

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Lambert South Australia Police (SAPOL), Public Protection Branch

Topic of presentation: 'South Australia Police - Public Protection Branch – Increased efficiency and effectiveness'

3.30pm

Coffee break

3.45pm

Andrew Haszard Operations Manager, The Dementia Centre

Topic of presentation: Who is the abuser? – the dementia scenario

4.15pm    

Closing remarks: Anne Burgess, Chairperson, Aged Rights Advocacy Service

4.25 – 5:00pm

REFRESHMENTS