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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If you are an eligible Commonwealth concession cardholder you can have access to up to 10 free rapid antigen tests! ends 31 July 2022.

Advocacy

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

Homelessness

Ageism

Wellbeing & Connectedness

Violence Against Older Women

Financial Security

Abuse of Older Women

What should the new National Plan to End Violence Against Women & Children look like?

Read the OWN NSW submissionRead the OWN NSW & HAAG submission

Special Projects

Projects designed to pursue our aim of empowering older women as they age.
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The Baby Boomers’ Guide is back for Season 3

Each week, Lex Marinos and Patricia Amphlett bring you great listening and a new segment called Money Extra, a concise, easy-to-understand guide to financial advice in these uncertain times.

Upcoming Events

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Oct 6
Older Women’s Network 26th National Conference. Join us for a lively discussion on the issues that are important to older women. Keynote Speaker: Rev Dr Stephanie Dowrick. Followed by two panel discussions. Both panels facilitated by Jane Caro. Join Us

Menaka

“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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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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