The Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Aged & Disability Services Unit worked with the Peninsula Advisory Committee for Elders (PACE) on a range of events to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in June including:
- Turning the McCrae lighthouse purple (the international symbolic colour for WEAAD) from 13-19 June.
- Information tables at Rosebud Plaza and Bentons Square Shopping Centre – manned by PACE who talked to residents about Elder Abuse and how they can get help for people they might know who may be suffering
- Shire staff wore purple ribbons to highlight the WEAAD message
- A Community Education Forum on Legal Matters and Ageing on Tuesday 7 June