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.

Union Shopper
Union Shopper
Union Shopper works with the majority of unions throughout Australia to provide members with tangible benefits that complement their union membership. Just as all union organisations strive to get members working together to improve their workplace, Union Shopper combines all of the buying needs of members to increase our bargaining power with businesses to provide welcome savings. In many cases it’s where you’d usually shop, just with a better deal.

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) is the manager and administrator of all Commonwealth superannuation schemes.

Link to their website at

Government Agencies

Department of Human Services (Centrelink)

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

Aged Care Australia

ASIC – Financial Tips and Safety Checks (general)

ASIC – FIDO publications(download brochures on all aspects of consumer finance)

Seniors Information

Aged Care Insite – Australia’s preeminent aged care magazine

Association of Independent Retirees

Association of Superannuation Funds Australia (ASFA)

Australian Council of Public Sector Retiree Organisations

Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association

COTA – Council on the Ageing

Industry Funds Services

Mesothelioma Australia

National Aged Care Alliance, Australia

National Seniors

Retirement standards (what income will you need in retirement ?)

Seniors Dental Health

University of the Third Age Online

Your Life Choices


Age Care Matters, New Zealand

British Pensions in Australia Inc.

Centre for Policy on Ageing, United Kingdom

Civil Service Pensioners Alliance, United Kingdom (USA)

SVB – Dutch state pensions (and other social security)