Dementia-friendly communities in action

Dementia Australia is working on a number of pilot dementia-friendly community projects

More information about each pilot can be found below.

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Around Australia

Our First Steps booklet contains some examples of dementia-friendly communities from around Australia.


Indian Dementia support group launched

Dementia Support Group for Indian Australians Inc was launched on Friday 27 October 2017 at the Consulate General of India, Sydney premises at 265 Castlereagh Street, Sydney.

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Beyond Bank ACT

Beyond Bank recently celebrated becoming a dementia-friendly bank and other community success.

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Dementia Friendly Tasmania Incorporated

Dementia Friendly Tasmania Incorporated (DFT) was established in early 2016 following more than two years of volunteer work conducted by a group based at Snug, a small town in the Kingborough region.

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Myall Lakes Electorate - Taree/Wingham & Forster/ Tuncurry

Four towns have joined forces in the Myall Lakes area to work towards becoming a more dementia-friendly electorate.

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Narrabri NSW Australia

The North West NSW town of Narrabri is working with key stakeholders to create a community culture and environment that is supportive of and accessible to people living with dementia.

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Tweed Heads takes early steps towards becoming a dementia-friendly community

Tweed Heads, on the far north coast of New South Wales, has joined the nationwide movement towards becoming a dementia-friendly community. 

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