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Time for you – your health, wealth and self

Learn a new skill, have your say about issues that affect you, get involved in your community, locate health information and find out how to access services.

Here are some links to websites you might find useful now or down the track.

council of the agingCouncil of the Ageing

A national advocacy organisation that lobbies for action on issues affecting older Australians and runs programs and events for members.

Visit cota.org.au

Call 02 6154 9740

department of healthDepartment of Health

A comprehensive website that educates about wellness and disease prevention activities, as well as information about Australia's health services.

Visit health.gov.au

GoVolunteerGoVolunteer

This website allows you to search and apply for volunteering opportunities with not-for-profit community organisations around Australia.

Visit govolunteer.com.au

health directHealth Direct

A national, Government-owned organisation that provides online and over-the-phone healthcare advice via a Symptom Checker.

Visit healthdirect.gov.au

Call 1800 022 222

mens shedsMen’s Sheds

A national network for men that encourages members to learn new skills and contribute to their community.

Visit mensheds.org.au

Call 0457 888 387

my aged careMy Aged Care

An Australian Government website and contact centre that provides detailed information about aged care services and residential facilities.

Visit myagedcare.gov.au

Call 1800 200 422

national seniorsNational Seniors

The consumer lobby for older Australians as well a valuable source of research and information.

Visit nationalseniors.com.au

Call 1300 765 050

 nutrition australiaNutrition Australia

An independent, member organisation that aims to promote health and wellbeing through nutrition and physical activity.

Visit nutritionaustralia.org

Senior Living OnlineSenior Living Online

This search engine provides information on retirement living options throughout Australia. Search results are based on renting, buying or new developments in retirement villages and communities.

Visit seniorlivingonline.com.au

SuperFriendSuperFriend

Trusted information and resources to improve your mental wellbeing at work and in retirement.

Visit superfriend.com.au

university of the third ageUniversity of the Third Age

An international learning community that embodies the principles of life-long education, run by and for people who want to keep active in retirement.

Visit U3a.org.au

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