A National Approach

Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is funded by the Federal Government to provide dementia education and training across Australia.

We are combining the expertise of five universities and Dementia Australia to deliver a coordinated national approach to dementia training for individuals and organisations. Consortium members are:

  • 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)

Our Vision

All people living with dementia, regardless of care setting and location, receive high-quality, evidence-based care that enhances their health and wellbeing.

Our Mission

To improve the care and wellbeing of people living with dementia, and the wellbeing of staff delivering their care, by providing or brokering nationally consistent, high-quality knowledge translation services to aged and health care staff, managers and other professionals.


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