New powers to deal with elder abuse & abuse or neglect of adults with a disability

You can now complain to the Commission if you believe an older person (over 60) or an adult with a disability is subject to, or at risk of neglect, abuse or exploitation. We can also take anonymous and confidential complaints and reports if you have concerns about a vulnerable person in our community.

These new complaint powers are part of the ACT government’s emergency response legislation.

To make a complaint or raise a concern: