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The Ageing Well in NSW: Seniors Strategy 2021-2031 (PDF, 3.5 MB) is the NSW Government’s commitment to respond to the opportunities and challenges of our ageing population.
My Aged Care, established by the Australian Government, can help you find information about aged care services and what you need to do to receive them.
The Australian Government's Department of Human Services includes information specifically for older Australians.
Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW Inc (CPSA) is the voice of pensioners. We advocate for a better a deal for people on low incomes and we've done so since 1931.
COTA NSW is the peak organisation for people over 50 in New South Wales.
The establishment of the Older Women’s Network in Australia goes back to 1985 when a number of older women and workers in the NSW Combined Pensioners Association (CPA) made a bold decision to establish a network focused solely on older women and the issues that specifically concerned them.
Seniors Rights Service is a community legal centre that protects the rights of older people. We provide telephone advice, advocacy, legal advice and educational services.
Service NSW is making it easier to access government services for people and businesses across NSW.
The NSW Government established the Ageing and Disability Commission (ADC) in 2019, to better protect adults with disability and older people from abuse, neglect and exploitation by someone they know in their home, or community. The main role of the ADC is to:
The ADC is a state-wide service and is a free call to 1800 628 221
You can find out more on the Commission’s website.
The NSW Seniors Card program was introduced by the NSW Government in 1992 to help older citizens live healthier, happier, more active and affordable lives in retirement.
Through the annual Seniors Card Discount Directory, plus a lively array of communications and activities, the program connects members with businesses that value their patronage – and are happy to offer special discounts and benefits to earn it.
Today, Seniors Card is a trusted and valued resource for more than 1.5 million members – fully 90% of all the seniors in NSW. And it’s a valuable source of business for the over 5,600 astute companies that participate in the program.
It’s a happy win for everyone involved!
Some interesting Seniors Card Facts
A report from the MACA (DOCX, 28.4 KB) on its activities during the 2022 calendar year.
31 Jan 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.