Older Women's Network NSW

Promoting the rights, dignity & wellbeing of older women

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Seeking radical change for women as they AGE



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Covid-19 info

The Covid19 virus is impacting all our lives. Find out the facts from reliable sources here. Be accurately informed.

Free Covid-19 Support Line

Senior Australians, their families and carers can now call a dedicated free call support line aimed at supporting the mental health of those impacted by the spread of COVID-19.

Online classes

You can’t come to our classes, so we’re bringing our classes to you! 

Online Resources

There’s no shortage of fun & fascinating resources online. 


We’re working to understand & address the key issues affecting older women. You’ll find our focus areas for 2019 -2022 below.



Wellbeing & Connectedness

Violence Against Older Women

Financial Security

Abuse of Older Women

Upcoming Events

Mar 8
Join Julie Ankers, in conversation with Kerry Chater, Jo Miley and Sandy Croker on March 8th in celebration of International Women's Day. Join Us
Mar 8
Join the Older Women's Network NSW for an insightful conversation with an inter-generational forum on 'What Does It Take To Be Equal?' Join Us
Oct 15
A conversation on what older women have to say about the impact of COVID-19, and what we need to focus on as a country to deal with its fallout. Join Us

Latest News


“I had to break through barriers; I had to have courage and strength to be bigger than myself.”

Two asian women facing the camera. The woman on the left is wearing glasses and a blue floral shirt. The woman on the right is wearing a pink headband and a red top with a scarf.

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What does coming to the Older Women’s Network mean?

About Us

OWN NSW believes in, and promotes, a society rich in social capital.

We’re older, bolder, wiser and wittier! Watch the video to find out.

Women are traditional spinners - of tales, of cloth, or many fine things. May we in OWN continue to spin strong webs of support which create a safety net for older women's emotional and physical wellbeing; and create a sling from which to catapult into the wider community older women's aspirations for a better world. 

- Noreen Hewett -


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