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


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

Special Projects

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

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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Feb 16
Join the Older Women's Network NSW's Seniors Festival event "The A-Z of Ageing Disgracefully: How to Fudge Your Way to Fabulousness" with Jean Kittson in conversation with Caroline Baum. 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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