The Northern Territory Division of the AAG was formed in November 2010, following a very successful AAG Northern Territory Conference that year. Formation of the Division meets a longstanding need to bring together diverse players to assist in raising awareness of ageing and aged care service delivery challenges specific to regional, rural and remote areas in the Northern Territory. Although Northern Territory is still relatively small in comparison to other States and Territories, membership is very diverse representing our unique and exciting seniors and aged care and sectors in the Northern Territory. Members are mainly based in Darwin and Alice Springs, although some members are based in more remote locations. The Executive Committee meets regularly to plan and arrange educational and other activities for members, including publication of a regular newsletter.
Sponsorship to attend AAG Conference or IAGG Conference (or related) event
The AAG NT Division offers financial assistance to one member each year to attend an AAG or IAGG event. Sponsorship of $500 is available to assist members with the costs associated with attending an event, including registration and travel.
Conditions of Assistance:
If you would like to put yourself forward for the funding, you need to fulfil the following criteria:
- Current membership of AAG (NT Division)
- Unable to obtain sufficient funds from your own organisation or institution
- Attendance at the event will assist in your own practice, research or community
- have an abstract accepted (for student members only)
- Must submit a short report for inclusion in the NT AAG newsletter
Please address the above criteria in a brief letter and describe the event that you wish to attend. Applications are to be forwarded by 31 Sept 2017 to:
AAG NT Division Membership Officer by:
The successful applicant will be notified within 1 week of the closing date.
AAG NT AWARD 2017
Outstanding Contribution to Gerontology in the Northern Territory
Nominations are invited from AAG members, members of the public and the aged care sector to recognise an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to gerontology in the Northern Territory. Examples of criteria for nomination include:
- Sustained and significant contribution to the study of ageing and/or aged care in the Northern Territory
- Outstanding contribution in the practice of aged care (roles can include coordination, managerial, training and caring)
- Significant contribution to quality aged care service provision and advocacy
- Enhancing understanding of the particular needs of older people in the NT (for example Indigenous, rural and remote, ethnic groups)
- Significant contribution to a positive public perception of ageing in the NT
The award winner will receive a certificate, complimentary membership of AAG for the following year, and a cash prize of $500.
All nominations require a Nominator and a Seconder
Please email your completed Nomination Form to Judy Ratajec by:
or Fax: 08 8922 7216
Closing date for nominations is 10 October 2017
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