Burnie Walk Against Elder Abuse


One in six older people are abused every year.

Older people have the right to live with dignity and safety, like people of every other age.

On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, families, students, community members, workers and volunteers unite to raise awareness of elder abuse and the ageism that drives it.

Burnie walk - meet 9.45am at Wilmot St footpath outside the Marine Terrace Car Park, which is opposite the cinema.

Wear Purple if you can! 

The walk will go up Wilmot Street, turn left onto Wilson Street, turn right onto Cattley Street (cross at lights), turn right onto Mount Street, turn left back onto Wilmot Street (cross at lights), continue up Wilmot Street turn left into Alexander Street.

The walk will finish at the Burnie Library Community Space where there will be light refreshments, and a series of speeches. 

Click the button to register. 
If you have any questions, please email: 
admin@cotatas.org.au or phone 6231 3265.


  • Friday, 14 June 2024 | 09:45 AM


Gather outside the multi-storey carpark in Wilmot Street across the road from the metro cinema.

1 Wilmot Street, Burnie, 7320, View Map and directions

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