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



New Projects

Are you #ReadyToListen?

Watch our male star allies stand in solidarity with older women.

Special Projects

Projects designed to pursue our aim of empowering older women as they age. View all ›

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Planning for the unexpected

We don’t know when death comes knocking, but we can certainly put many things in place. Watch this new online series that will take you through what you need to organise.

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The Biscuit Tin

Calling out the ageist/sexist representations of older women in popular culture.

An older lady, kneeling next to a wall: You can give a homeless older woman shelter

Buy a brick

Give a homeless older woman shelter.

The Baby Boomers Guide To Life in the 21st Century Podcast Season 3


Listen to easy-to-understand financial advice in these uncertain times.

Useful Resources

Need help right now? Want information on housing, legal advice or finances?

Access our directory of services and organisations for older women here.


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



Wellbeing & Connectedness

Violence Against Older Women

Financial Security

Abuse of Older Women

Join our online classes

Want to keep connected and involved with older women from all over NSW without leaving the comfort of your own home?
Then join our online classes!

Upcoming Events

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood. View all ›

Mar 21
Join the Older Women's Network for a special afternoon of Chinese tea tasting and a fun exploration of how Chinese tea evolved, and its connection to health and wellbeing. Join Us

Latest News

Catch up on what’s happening. Browse the latest news ›

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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