Legacy Week 2016

A week to give back to those who have given everything.

Excessive credit and debit card surcharging banned

The Federal Government's legislated ban on excessive card surcharging comes into effect on Thursday 1 September 2016.

WA Ageing in the Bush Report

The Ageing in the Bush Report, which is changing the delivery of aged care throughout regional Western Australia, was officially launched by the Government today in Moora.

NSW Seniors Festival grant applications extended

The deadline to submit applications to the 2017 NSW Seniors Festival grants program has been extended to 11.59pm on Monday 12 September 2016.

New framework helps communities adapt to ageing populations

A new International Workshop Agreement aims to provide the foundation on which more ageing population solutions can be built.

Directors of Storm Financial breached their duties

The Federal Court has today found that the directors of Storm Financial, Emmanuel and Julie Cassimatis, breached their duties as directors.

Older Australia at a glance

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new web report outlining the status of older Australians.

Financial advisors can use tricks to manipulate

A large proportion of Australians are unable to tell the difference between good and bad financial advice and are unaware of techniques used by advisors to manipulate critical financial decisions, according to a major university study.

Tax Help centres open across Australia

Tax Time 2016 is well underway and the ATO’s Tax Help service is once again assisting low-income earners to meet their tax obligations.

National Meals on Wheels day approaching

National Meals on Wheels Day (Wednesday 31 August), will celebrate the ongoing efforts and dedication of some 75,000 Meals on Wheels (MoW) volunteers Australia-wide.

Helping more seniors become tech savvy

Close to 10,000 free or low-cost training places to help older people become tech savvy are now available, Minister for Ageing John Ajaka has announced.