News

8 June 2018

Dementia Australia is saddened to learn of the passing of Emeritus Professor Hal Kendig.

Dementia Australia CEO, Maree McCabe said Professor Kendig was a highly respected Life Member of the Australian Association of Gerontology, a passionate researcher, and a transdisciplinary scholar.

“His role in advocating for the rights and needs of older people and supporting an approach to living well as we age is to be commended,” she said.

18 January 2018

Ballarat couple, Edie Mayhew and Anne Tudor, were one of the first same-sex couples in Australia to get married, when the new marriage equality law came into effect. Speaking of their marriage, Edie said that after 34 years together they were finally able to get married.