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.


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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