Useful Contacts

Centrelink :  

Retirement -132-300

Disability, Sickness and Carers - 132-717

Employment Services - 132-850

My Aged Care : 1800-200-422  

Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre : 1800-052-222 

Department of Veterans Affairs : 133-254  

Veteran Affairs Network : 1800-555-254   

NSW/ACT

Seniors Card - 137-788  

Elder Abuse Helpline - 1800-628-221 

NSW Seniors Information Service - 137-788 

ACT Seniors Information - (02) 6282-3777 

Older Persons Legal Service - (02) 9281-3600 or 1800-424-079 (country callers) 

VICTORIA

Seniors Card - 1300-797-210  

Seniors Information Service - 1300-135-090 

Seniors Rights Victoria - 1300-368-821

QUEENSLAND

Seniors Card - 137-468 

Seniors Enquiry Line - 1300-135-500 

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit Hotline - 1300-651-192 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Seniors Card - 1800-819-961 

Aged Rights Advocacy Service - (08) 8232-5377 or 1800-700-600 

Seniors Information Service - (08) 8168-8776 or 1800-636-368 (country callers) 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Seniors Card - (08) 6551-8800 or 1800-671-233 (country callers) 

Seniors Information Service - (08) 6551-8800 or 1800-671-233 (country callers)  

Older People’s Rights Service - (08) 9440-1663 

Elder Abuse Helpline WA - 1300-724-679 

TASMANIA

Seniors Card - 1300-135-513 

Seniors Information Service - (03) 6228-5799 

Elder Abuse Helpline - 1800-441-169 

Advocacy Tasmania - (03) 6224-2240, toll free 1800-005-131 

 

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