WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

Office for the Ageing Act 1995

The Parliament of South Australia Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards General Health Policies South Australia 12 July 1995 Policy document

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.



The objectives of the Office for the Ageing are—
(a) to achieve proper integration of the ageing within the total community thus ensuring that the skills and experience of the ageing are not lost to the community through social alienation;
(b) to create social structures in which the ageing are able to realise their full potential as individuals and as members of the community;
(c) to create a social ethos in which the ageing are accorded the dignity, appreciation and respect that properly belong to them;
(d) to ensure that the multicultural nature of the community is reflected in the planning and implementation of programs and services for the ageing or affecting the ageing;
(e) to achieve a proper understanding within the community of the problems of the ageing and to ameliorate those problems so far as it is practicable to do so by modification of social structures and attitudes.

Part 1—Preliminary
1 Short title
Part 2—Office for the Ageing
3 Office for the Ageing
4 Objectives of Office
5 Functions of Office
6 Annual report
7 Delegation by Director
Legislative history


Office for the Ageing Act 1995
English, 45.4 kB PDF

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.