LINKS TO RELATED SITES

Internet sites for seniors covering health, education and social topics

The following sites contain useful and interesting information for seniors on a range of topics. SCOA provides these link's for members' information, but does not necessarily endorse the content of these websites.
 

COMMONWEALTH SUPERANNUATION

 
ARIA - Australian Reward Investment Alliance (superannuation services and products to Australian Government employees and employers)
www.aria.gov.au
   
CSS - Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme (now closed to new members)
www.css.gov.au
   
PSS - Public Sector Superannuation Scheme (now closed to new members)
www.pss.gov.au
   
PSSap - Public Sector Superannuation - Accummulation Plan (current scheme)
www.pssap.gov.au
   
ComSuper (day-to-day administration of the CSS, PSS, PSSap, MilitarySuper and DFRDB superannuation schemes)
www.comsuper.gov.au
   

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

   
Centrelink
www.centrelink.gov.au
   
Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
www.ato.gov.au/super
   
Victoria's services for older Australians
www.dhs.vic.gov.au/acmh
   
Aged care, Australia
www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au
   
ASIC - Financial Tips and Safety Checks (general)
www.fido.asic.gov.au/fido/fido.nsf/
   
ASIC - FIDO publications
(download brochures on all aspects of consumer finance)

http://www.fido.gov.au/fido/fido.nsf/byHeadline/Brochures#3
   

SENIORS INFORMATION

   
Australian Governnment Seniors Information site
www.seniors.gov.au
   
About Seniors
www.aboutseniors.com.au
   

PUBLIC SECTOR INFORMATION

 
PS News - weekly on-line newsletter
www.psnews.com.au
 

SENIORS ORGANISATIONS

   
University of the Third Age Online
www.u3aonline.org.au
   
National Aged Care Alliance, Australia
www.naca.asn.au
 
   
Aged and Community Services Australia
www.agedcare.org.au
   
COTA - Council on the Ageing
www.cota.org.au
   

OTHER ORGANISATIONS

   
Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
www.acoss.org.au
   
British Pensions in Australia
www.bpia.org.au
   
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
www.aihw.gov.au
   

FINANCE AND INVESTMENT

   
Association of Superannuation Funds Australia (ASFA)
www.superannuation.asn.au
   
National Information Centre on Retirement Investments
www.nicri.org.au
   
Retirement standards (what income will you need in retirement ?)
www.superannuation.asn.au/RS/default.aspx
   

OVERSEAS

Centre for Policy on Ageing, United Kingdom
www.cpa.org.uk
   
Civil Service Pensioners Alliance, United Kingdom
www.cspa.co.uk/
   
Age care matters, New Zealand
www.ageconcern.org.nz
   
SVB - Dutch state pensions (and other social security)
www.aow.nl
   
Senior.com (USA)
www.senior.com