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Updated Dementia in Australia report and National Dementia Data Improvement Plan 2023-2033 released

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released an updated Dementia in Australia report and National Dementia Data Improvement Plan. This work monitors outcomes for people living with dementia and their carers in Australia.

Act now for a dementia-friendly future this Dementia Action Week

Find out how you can get involved this Dementia Action Week and learn more about our dementia initiatives.

Reminder: Have your say on the National Dementia Action Plan

The National Dementia Action Plan is open for consultation. Find out about the plan and how to provide feedback.

Have your say: National Dementia Action Plan

The National Dementia Action Plan is open for consultation. Find out about the plan and how to provide feedback.

Top 3 with Professor Michael Kidd – Dementia

Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer answers some of the common questions around dementia.

A little support can make a big difference this Dementia Action Week

Find out the simple things you can do to help support people living with dementia

Updated Dementia in Australia report released

The updated report has been prepared by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, it shows how the impact of dementia is growing in Australia.

Music therapy eHealth supporting people with dementia

A music therapist and a human-computer interaction expert help carers use music to calm people with dementia.

Dementia in Australia report

The Dementia in Australia 2021 report is the first of its kind in almost 10 years. Prepared by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, it shows how the impact of dementia is growing in Australia.

A little support can make a big difference this Dementia Action Week

Find out the simple things you can do to help support people living with dementia.

Grant opportunities for dementia, cancer and additional medical research

The Australian Government has announced grant opportunities worth almost $311 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
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