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The NSW Ageing on the Edge Forum is a coalition of over 140 organisations and supporters. The members of the Forum are advocates for change, including older people with lived experience of homelessness, service providers, peak advocacy bodies and private sector organisations, working together to address housing and homelessness related issues of older people.

The Coordination Group of the NSW Ageing on the Edge Forum comprises of:

  Council of the Aged NSW logo  Housing for the Aged Action Group logo  Mercy Foundation logo  Uniting Logo    Womens Housing Company LogoShelter NSW logo

Older Womens Network NSW logo   Womens Electoral Lobby logo

Action Updates

Seven New South Wales independent candidates and MPs are calling on the incoming state government to address homelessness among older people by introducing a specialist housing support service for older people, lowering the priority age from 80 years, and building more social and affordable housing.


The proportion of people over 55 and renting or paying off their mortgage in New South Wales is higher than ever before, according to analysis of the 2021 Census

Older people in New South Wales waiting for social housing were dealt a blow today, with the NSW Government failing to support a recommendation by one of its own inquires that the priority age for social housing be lowered.

6 Feb 2023

Launching our new research report based on the latest census data showing the growing housing insecurity among older people in NSW.

The housing crisis for older people in New South Wales is getting worse. This state election it is time to act to turn the situation around. We are calling on the New South Wales Government to urgently address the housing crisis facing older people.



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Ageing on the Edge is a project of Housing for the Aged Action Group supported by the Wicking Trust