Events

14 May 2018

Residents living in retirement housing who have problems with their managers may find it hard to get results. They may feel frustrated that complaints to Consumer Affairs Victoria go nowhere, that managers flout the law or trample on residents rights with no consequences.

In this two hour workshop, residents will hear about the types of issues that can be taken to the regulator Consumer Affairs Victoria and the best way to make your complaint count. 

10 Apr 2018

Are you passionate about retirement housing reform? A new HAAG working group combining Independent Living Unit and Retirement Housing Residents will be meeting throughout 2018. The working group will meet on the second Tuesday of every month from 11-1pm (with the exception of May) and will be at HAAG . The dates for the year are as follows:

Tuesday 10th April

Monday 14th of May 1pm (CALC complaints workshop runs from 2-4pm)

Tuesday 12th of June

Tuesday 10th July

Tuesday 14th August

Tuesday 11th September

Tuesday 9th October

Tuesday 13th November

Tuesday 11th December

If people can attend please RSVP the week before to retirement@oldertenants.org.au or phone 9654 7389

15 Mar 2018

Time: 1.00 pm – 3.00pm
Date: Tuesday 27th March 2018 
Venue: Legislative Council Committee Room
Victorian Parliament,
Spring Street, Melbourne

 You can register here or by calling 9655 2100. Please allow at least 15 minutes for security screening.

Early arrival is recommended. Photo identification required

Click on link for details

22 Feb 2018

Our first General Meeting for the year will feature:

  • Ageing on the Edge Around Australia - presenting the latest findings from our national research into older people and homelessness
  • Older Women Lost in Housing - A short video documentary featuring Penny Leimhuis.
  • Meet our New Retirement Housing Team - hear how you can get involved
  • Hands off Public Housing! - website launch and hear the latest from the campaign

When: 11am - 1pm, Thursday the 22nd of February

Where: Level 4, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne.

RSVP

9 Jan 2018

Want to see more affordable housing options for older people, better regulations and clearer rights for retirement housing residents? Come to our letter writing session and meet others with similar interests in our working groups. Tuesday the 9th of Jan@11am. HAAG offices.

18 Dec 2017

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) is seeking to increase awareness of online scams to Victorians aged 60-80. Research indicates that this group suffers the highest level of financial detriment due to scams. CAV are currently planning a scams campaign for 2018 and would like to get some insights into scams issues from some everyday Victorians...

15 Dec 2017

Join us for HAAG's Annual Christmas Party to celebrate the end of a big year and usher in a successful 2018.

To print the invitation click Invitation.

To RSVP call 9654 7389 by the 12th of December.

If you would like to come along but haven't renewed your membership you can fill out a membership form Membership.

New members are also welcome.

30 Nov 2017

We've had the enquiry, now we need Retirement Housing Reform!
Join HAAG, COTA Vic, RRVV and Consumer Action for morning tea with your MP on 30th November 2017.
RSVP 14 November 2017

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29 Nov 2017

The national Ageing on the Edge – Older Persons Homelessness Prevention Project is holding a half day forum on the renting crisis facing older people in NSW. The forum will include the latest research on older renters in NSW and hear from older people and advocates about the housing challenges faced by older people on low incomes. Attendees are invited to work towards solutions. Morning tea will be provided.

16 Nov 2017

Thursday 16th November 2017
Time 11.00am to 1.00pm
Registration from 10.30 am
Hayden Raysmith Room, 4th Floor, Ross House
247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

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