A new report released this week found out financial and economic abuse to older Australians is more serious than we think.

It also shows financial and economic abuse to the elderly usually involves domestic and family violence, and this abuse is very complex to identify.

Also financial institution staff are trained to identify and act on the issue.

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan, and Chelsea Miller

Featured In Story: Professor Jan Breckenridge – Head of School of Social Sciences and Co-convenor of the Gendered Violoence Research Network at the University of New South Wales

First aired on The Wire, Friday 15 July 2022