This year there were many ‘We can stop elder abuse’ awareness raising activities throughout the Yarra Ranges Council including purple biscuits created by Tasty Az catering. Information flyers, purple ribbons and bookmarks were available for residents and staff. On 15 June, Leading Senior Constable Linda Hancock presented at Council’s “We can stop elder abuse’ lunch. She provided data on reported elder abuse in Yarra Ranges and the Yarra Ranges Police Community Safety Register. Yarra Ranges Council’s You Tube clip for WEAAD has been praised widely for it’s innovative nature.