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Show your support for fair rental laws in Victoria

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People aged over 55 are the fastest growing group in the rental market. The issue of affordability, stability and appropriateness of housing is a significant issue for older people on ... ...

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Make Renting Fair Campaign update

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From: Make Renting Fair Campaign Thank you everyone for all of your support so far. The campaign continues to grow thanks to the great work and effort that everyone is contributing. ... ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival 2017

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The 2017 Victorian Seniors Festival will take place throughout October.  The week of free public transport for Seniors will be Sunday 8th to Sunday 15th October. Do you want to ... ...

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2017 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards

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Nominate your organisation, or your colleagues, friends or family members, for the 2017 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards and help recognise the enormous, valuable contributions that older Victorians make ... ...

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Paper bills and statements exemptions update

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While Keep Me Posted fights for every Australian’s right to choose paper communications free of charge, some providers have implemented exemptions programs. Here are some examples, do not hesitate to ... ...

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Social Networking for Older Migrants

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When older migrants move to a new country there are often many opportunities as well as challenges. These challenges can be worse as they deal with major social and cultural ... ...

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Victorian Carer Statement Survey

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Are you a Carer? Carers Victoria are working on the first Victorian Carer Statement and want your involvement. The Victorian Government has engaged Carers Victoria to work in partnership to ... ...

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Communication and Swallowing in Healthy Ageing

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Our voice, how we speak and understand language can change as we age. The prevalence of brain disorders like dementia also increases as we get older. To accurately identify the ... ...

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Review of Rent Laws – will it deliver fairer, safer housing for tenants

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The issue of affordability, security and appropriateness of housing is a significant issue for older people on fixed lower incomes. The review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) has ... ...

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A Morning at Melbourne Museum

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Melbourne Museum is exploring the experiences that older people have when visiting museums and galleries with the longer-term aim of encouraging cultural institutions to better cater to all generations and ... ...

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