Championing and supporting your work

  • OPAAL has over 15 years of independent advocacy sector expertise
  • OPAAL has over 150 member organisations
  • OPAAL provides opportunities for you to raise the profile of work you do which complements independent advocacy for older people via our web site and social media outlets including our blog, Twitter accounts and Facebook page
  • OPAAL has a successful track record of influencing government on behalf of its members and the sector
  • Membership of OPAAL gives you a stronger voice that gets heard

Keeping you informed and connected

  • Find out about how advocacy works and how your promotion of advocacy can support you in your strategic work with older people
  • Make connections with advocates and advocacy organisations
  • An opportunity to sign up to any campaigns to show your commitment to supporting access to high quality advocacy provision for all older people
  • Receive exclusive access to advocacy reports, policy updates and information on trends
  • Be first to see and use new resources developed as part of OPAAL’s work
  • Receive regular bi monthly e-bulletins containing information on the latest OPAAL and sector news, links to a wide range of useful resources to facilitate your understanding of the environment in which advocacy operates
  • Gain access to essential independent advocacy resources including information sheets, advocacy stories, publications, reports and useful film clips
  • Meet and network with independent advocacy sector and professionals from other sectors who support advocacy at our annual Members’ Day each September
  • Be the first to know about free regional training opportunities delivered as part of OPAAL’s project work and access promotional and corporate sponsorship opportunities

Using your data

If you join OPAAL we will use the information you supply to set up an entry on our database and website. The website information is public and available to all who access the site. Full details on how we use your data can be found in our Privacy Policy.