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Aged payments and services

My Aged Care

Helps you find up-to-date information about Australia's aged care system. It provides easier access to a full range of aged care services and hosts a number of features including aged care home details, help at home and carer information.

Department of Social Services

Older Australians

Support for older Australians, including retirement advice, help with medical and pharmaceutical costs and financial support.
More: Age pension | Payments and services

Department of Human Services

Aged Care Complaints Scheme

Raise your concerns about the quality of care or services being delivered to people receiving residential or community aged care services subsidised by the Australian Government.

Department of Social Services

Aged care homes finder

Helps you locate Australian Government-funded aged care homes that meet your particular needs. You can search for homes in a particular location and you can specify the level of care needed or any special needs.

Department of Social Services

Aged care services

Information on aged care services, including home and community care, hostels, nursing homes, retirement villages and respite care, licensing and accreditation.

healthdirect Australia

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

The accreditation body for residential aged care homes and for quality review of home care services.

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Birthday and anniversary messages

Australians celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen. Provides a table showing who is eligible and details for arranging the message.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Express Plus Seniors

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android – Offers seniors a simple way to do their Centrelink business on the go using their mobile device. Connecting with Centrelink just got easier.

Department of Human Services

Help at home

Provides information to assist people to stay at home. Includes information on home and community care services, home care packages and other care and support available.

Department of Social Services

Help at home finder

Helps you find services that can help you remain independent in your home. Community care services can provide help with everything from housework, meals and personal care, to assistance getting out and about for social activities.

Department of Social Services

Home care today

Supports both older Australians and home care providers as they work out what to expect, what choices they have and how they can make decisions about home care packages using the consumer directed care (CDC) approach.
More: Older Australians | Providers

COTA Australia

National Public Toilet Map

Provides information on over 16,000 publicly available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers & baby change. You can also plan a trip to get a list of toilets along the way.

Department of Social Services

National Respite for Carers Program

Provides access to a variety of respite services for carers who may need some extra help every now and then, including a short break from their caring role.

Department of Social Services

Pensioner concession card

Gives cardholders access to Australian Government health concessions and helps with the cost of living by reducing the cost of certain goods and services.

Department of Human Services

Seniors Card

Each state and territory has a Seniors Card scheme providing government concessions and participating business discounts on a range of goods and services. Find links to state and territory card providers.

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