Links to related sites

Internet sites for seniors covering health, education and social topics

The following sites contain useful and interesting information for seniors on a range of topics. SCOA provides these link’s for members’ information, but does not necessarily endorse the content of these websites.

Union Shopper
Union Shopper
Union Shopper works with the majority of unions throughout Australia to provide members with tangible benefits that complement their union membership. Just as all union organisations strive to get members working together to improve their workplace, Union Shopper combines all of the buying needs of members to increase our bargaining power with businesses to provide welcome savings. In many cases it’s where you’d usually shop, just with a better deal.

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) is the manager and administrator of all Commonwealth superannuation schemes.

Link to their website at www.csc.gov.au

Government Agencies

Department of Human Services (Centrelink)
www.humanservices.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
www.ato.gov.au/super

Aged Care Australia
www.myagedcare.gov.au

ASIC – Financial Tips and Safety Checks (general)
www.fido.asic.gov.au/fido/fido.nsf/

ASIC – FIDO publications(download brochures on all aspects of consumer finance)
www.fido.gov.au/fido/fido.nsf/byHeadline/Brochures#3

Seniors Information

Aged Care Insite – Australia’s preeminent aged care magazine
http://www.agedcareinsite.com.au/

Association of Independent Retirees
www.independentretirees.com

Association of Superannuation Funds Australia (ASFA)
www.superannuation.asn.au

Australian Council of Public Sector Retiree Organisations
www.scoa.asn.au/acpsro

Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
www.acoss.org.au

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
www.aihw.gov.au

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association
www.cpsa.org.au

COTA – Council on the Ageing
www.cota.org.au

Industry Funds Services
http://ifs.net.au/

Mesothelioma Australia
www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/

National Aged Care Alliance, Australia
www.naca.asn.au

National Seniors
http://www.nationalseniors.com.au/be-member/why-join?gclid=CJTx0vipvcQCFcFvvAod-EAAQw

Retirement standards (what income will you need in retirement ?)
https://www.superannuation.asn.au/resources/retirement-standard

Seniors Dental Health
https://www.carefreedental.com/resources/13-dental-health/121-a-helpful-dental-care-guide-for-seniors

University of the Third Age Online
www.u3aonline.org.au

Your Life Choices
www.yourlifechoices.com.au

Overseas

Age Care Matters, New Zealand
www.ageconcern.org.nz

British Pensions in Australia Inc.
www.bpia.org.au

Centre for Policy on Ageing, United Kingdom
www.cpa.org.uk

Civil Service Pensioners Alliance, United Kingdom
www.cspa.co.uk

Senior.com (USA)
www.senior.com

SVB – Dutch state pensions (and other social security)
www.aow.nl