2014 Older Persons Assembly - current news
On 1 October 2014, the International Day of Older Persons, the 2nd ACT Older Persons Assembly was held in the ACT Legislative Assembly Chamber. Over the course of the day, Delegates representing Canberra’s older persons community considered three draft resolutions which were the culmination of extensive community consultations. More information on 2014 Older Persons Assembly
Welcome to your gateway for ACT seniors related information. You can find information on your area of interest by selecting one of the twelve (12) topic boxes below which will provide you with a list of useful websites.
If you are looking for information on aged care support please go to My Aged Care or call 1800 200 422 (an Australian Government service).
For more useful aged care links go to Support Services.
CONTACT – Canberra Community Information
Computer Access and Support
Legal, Advocacy and Safety
Seniors Support Services
Health and Wellbeing
Housing and Accommodation
Transport and Mobility
Recreation and Clubs
Other sources of Information are the Citizen's Advice Bureau Shopfront at the Griffin Centre in Civic, ACT Government Shopfronts and the 'Age Page' in the front section of the White Pages.
A free commercial seniors e-magazine which provides useful information for 45+ readers on such topics as health, finances, travel and work is YourLifeChoices . It offers a regular e-newsletter option.
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Please note that many relevant organisations and groups may not be listed in this Directory if they do not have a website.