Dementia Training Australia

Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is a service established to provide dementia-specific training to aged care, health care professionals, undergraduate trainees, and a range of other professionals and community service providers.

The goal is to improve the care and wellbeing of people with dementia.

Funded by the Australian Government, Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is a consortium of experts in dementia care and workforce training.

Applying a ‘hub and spoke’ model to enable national delivery of training, DTA comprises a network of teams, with leadership provided by six organisations:

  • University of Wollongong (Consortium lead and Central Coordination)
  • Dementia Australia
  • La Trobe University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Western Australia
  • Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre (University of Tasmania)