Key internet links on Ageing

Australian Government Agencies

Department of Health and Ageing: Ageing (DOHA)

‘Age Page’ on Department of Health and Ageing website Aged Care Information

Aged Care Advocacy

Aged Care Funding Instrument

Office of Aged Care Quality and Compliance

Aged Care Australia

Aged Care Home Finder

Office of the Aged Care Commissioner

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Services (FaHCSIA) Seniors

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Australian Human Rights Commission, Human Rights of Older Australians

Seniors Portal

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State and Territory Government Organisations

The Seniors Card site links to State and Territory issuing bodies

Australian Capital Territory
Office for Ageing

New South Wales
Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care - Information for Older People
NSW Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing

Northern Territory
Department of the Chief Minister - Office of Senior Territorians
Department of Health and Community Services - Aged and Disability Program

Queensland Health
Department of Communities - Seniors

South Australia
Department for Families and Communities- Office for the Ageing
Seniors Information Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet - Seniors Bureau

Department of Human Services - Aged Care in Victoria
Office of Senior Victorians

Western Australia
Department for Communities - Seniors' Resources Online

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Other Resources

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Ageing and Aged Care Portal and Older Australia at a Glance, (4nd edition 2007) are useful sources of statistical information.

Policy Implications of the Ageing of Australia's Population, Conference, March 1999, convened by the Productivity Commission and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.

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