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!


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

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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Baby Boomers Podcast

The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century’ is a podcast for older Australians, 55 and over who want to get the best out of life, right here, and right now.

Join Lex Marinos and Patricia Amphlett each week for some great listening. Be Connected and Stay Connected with Lex and Patricia.

Upcoming Events

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June 30
A panel discussion to discuss issues of safety and wellbeing for seniors. Join Us


“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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