Useful information, guides and support services for seniors in NSW.

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NSW Seniors Festival

The festival celebrates the role and contributions of older adults to our local communities. It's the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, with over 500,000 people attending each year.

The NSW Seniors Festival will run from 11 to 24 March 2024. The theme of the festival is Reach Beyond!

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Resources for seniors


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Driving and transport

Find out what you need to renew your licence from age 70 in NSW.


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Find reliable information about looking after your health.


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Connecting with community

Find more information about events and programs to help you take part in your local community and learn new skills.

Your household emergency plan

It only takes 15 minutes to plan what you would do in a natural disaster. Find guidance on how to make your household plan for:

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Housing and care

Choosing where to live

Find information on the factors and options that may influence where you live once you retire.

Care and help at home

If you’re finding it harder to do the things you used to, you can ask for some help at home.

Short-term care

Short-term care aims to help you with day-to-day tasks and restore or maintain your independence for a set period of time.

Aged care homes

An aged care home can give you the care and services you need to maintain your quality of life.

Life events

Important information about wills

A will is a legal document that details who you want to manage your estate and inherit your assets after your death. Find information about:

Advanced decision making

Making arrangements in case you lose capacity to make decisions for yourself can reduce uncertainty and provide peace of mind in later life. Find more information on:

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NSW Grandparents Day

Celebrating the role of grandparents and older people in our lives.

NSW Seniors Card

The Seniors Cards allow cardholders to get the thanks they deserve for their lifelong contribution to our NSW community.

NSW Seniors Festival

The festival celebrates the role and contributions of older adults to our local communities.

Volunteering in NSW

Recognising the important role volunteers play in NSW. 

Companion Card

The NSW Companion Card program is for people with significant and permanent disability who need a high level of care in the community. 

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