Quick Links for Seniors

ACCC - telemarketing and door-to-door sales
More about your rights for telemarketing and door-to-door sales.

My Aged Care
The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. The Gateway is part of the 10 year Living Longer Living Better aged care reform package designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.

Age Pension
Information from the Department of Human Services on the Age Pension which provides income support and access to a range of concessions for eligible older Australians.

Australian Human Rights Commission (Age Discrimination) 
Young, old and everyone in between – Australians of all ages have the right to be treated fairly and to enjoy the same opportunities as others.

Australian Taxation Office
The Australian Taxation Office is the Government's principal revenue collection agency, and is part of the Treasurer's portfolio. Their role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians.

ASIC Reverse Mortgage Calculator 
A reverse mortgage has different risks to a traditional home loan, and it is important that consumers are fully informed about the long term financial implications of taking out such a loan. This calculator is a flexible tool that will show consumers the possible impacts a reverse mortgage may have on their debt over time, and what this may mean for the equity in their home.

Broadband for Seniors
Broadband for Seniors is funded by the Australian Government to provide senior Australians, aged 50 years and over, with free access to computers, Internet and basic training to help build their confidence in using new technology.

Centrelink
Centrelink is an Australian Government statutory agency, which delivers a range of Commonwealth services to the Australian community to assist people to become self-sufficient and support those in need.

Centrelink Payment Finder
Payment Finder is a great feature on our website that helps you find payments you may be eligible for. It is simple and interactive and suggests some possible payments for you to explore.

Centrelink Work Bonus
Information on the Work Bonus - a concession for employment income for all workers who earn money after turning Age Pension age.

Do Not Call Register
The Do Not Call Register allows you to greatly reduce the amount of unwanted telemarketing calls and marketing faxes you receive.

MoneySmart 
The MoneySmart website is run by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and offers free, independent guidance on dealing with the ups and downs of life: losing your job, divorce or separation, buying a home, losing your partner and many more.

SCAMwatch
SCAMwatch is a website run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). SCAMwatch provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

start2talk
The start2talk website has resources and worksheets that can help you to plan ahead for issues related to your health care, lifestyle or finances so that your choices can be acted on in the event that you cannot express them for yourself.

Stay Smart Online
Stay Smart Online is the Government's cyber security website designed to help Australians understand cyber security risks and educate users on the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.

Health Insite
This site provides a wide range of up-to-date and quality assessed information on important health topics such as diabetes, cancer, mental health and asthma.

Seniors Rights Victoria
A not-for-profit organization that provides advice and education about the subject of elder abuse.

Seniors Card
The Seniors Card, issued by every State and Territory government, entitles older Australians to a range of benefits provided by government and businesses. The Card is free and is available to eligible senior residents aged 60 years and over. Eligibility criteria and benefits vary slightly in each State and Territory. Contact Seniors Card in the state or territory in which you reside for more details.

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