Helpful Resources

My Aged Care

My Aged Care is an Australian Government website and phone line to help you find out what aged care services may be available to help you.

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

OPAN is a free service which offers support for you and your family to understand and exercise your aged care rights.

Department of Health – ageing and aged care

The Australian Government website that offers further information and fact sheets for any questions you or your family may have regarding home care packages. There is information on consumer directed care, fees and subsidies and the home care package program.

Aged Care Quality And Safety Commission

The role of the Commission is to protect and enhance safety, health, well-being and quality of life of people in aged care

Carer Gateway
A national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers. The interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services.

Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance care planning is a routine part of a person’s health care. Advance Care Planning Australia is a national program that provides information and resources to individuals, care workers and healthcare professionals.

Palliative Care Australia

Palliative Care Australia represents all those who work towards high quality palliative care for all Australians. Their goal is to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care.

Dementia Support Australia

A national service, supported by funding from the Australian Government. Their role is to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their carers.

Home Care Today

A ‘One Stop Shop’ for consumers with questions about Consumer Directed Care and Home Care Packages. Home Care Today has developed many resources which are freely available from their website.

Other Useful Links

Alzheimers Australia:
NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service:
National Disability Insurance Scheme:
Federation of Ethnic Communities Council Australia:
Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW:
Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW: