MILDURA’S iconic landmarks will turn a hue of purple from today until Monday in support of elderly residents for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), marked each year on June 15.
The Carnegie Centre, Quality Hotel Mildura Grand and Rio Vista Historic House will be lit purple across the five days as part of a local awareness raising effort.
Mildura Mayor Mark Eckel said WEAAD was a time for not only recognising this serious issue, but also the importance of reconnecting with elderly residents.
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