Retirement Housing Campaign 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

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...

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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8 Aug 2017

Our Working Groups would like to welcome new members to work with us for Housing Justice! Join us for afternoon tea to find out how you can make a difference as part of the HAAG community!

8 August 2017 1pm to 3pm Fourth floor,
Meeting room 1
Ross House 247-251
Flinders Lane Melbourne

1 May 2017

The Retirement Housing Forum will be an opportunity for members to discuss the recommendations that have come out of the parliamentary inquiry into retirement housing. The forum will seek member input to start organising a campaign and lobbying strategy to ensure government make use their recommendations.

To see the full Parliamentary Enquiry click the link below

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