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While all care has been taken in preparing accurate information for this document, the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association does not accept responsibility and cannot be held responsible for actions and/or decisions made by any individual based on information contained in this document.

Below is list of sources used for the SDA’s Seniors Guide. By accessing the SDA’s Seniors Guide you are accepting the copyright and disclaimer terms of use set out by each of the below organisations.

*  Aged Care Guide – DPS Publishing
(12.4.1 Being assessed for a Home Care Package c) Arranging an ACAT assessment)

Link to Local ACAT service


Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
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Australian Dental Association (10.8.8 Dental)


Australian Dietary Guidelines – Australian Government Department of Health Copyright: Disclaimer:


Australian Human Rights Commission
“Your Rights at Retirement: A guide to making decisions and navigating your entitlements in later life”

Copyright: Permission to use this document has been given to the SDA previously.

Ask Katie Biddlestone for evidence of this.


Australian Institute of Health and Welfare – Australian Government
Copyright: Disclaimer:


*  Australian Seniors (18.3 Driving Licence Regulations in Australia for Seniors)


Australian Tax Office – Australian Government
Couldn’t find any reference to Copyright or Disclaimers on their website, even under the Sitemap. There is a © Commonwealth of Australia notice on the web page.


*  Better Health Channel – Victorian State Government (10.8.7 f) Ear Wax)
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*  Cancer Council (10.5 a) Smoking is bad for your health)
Disclaimer and Copyright:


Carer Gateway – Australian Government program maintained by Department of Social Services


Carers Victoria
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COTA Australia – Council of the Ageing Australia


Department of Health – Australian Government
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Department of Home Affairs – Australian Government


Department of Social Services – Australian Government


Department of Veterans’ Affairs – Australian Government
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Fair Work Ombudsman – Australian Government
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headspace – National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd (10.8.12 Mental health f) What is a Mental health plan?) Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health


Health Direct


*  Lifeline


*  Macular Disease Foundation Australia (10.8.6 f) Eye problems as you get older) Terms and conditions: Disclaimer:

Money Smart – Australian Securities and Investments Commission


My Aged Care –


National Aged Care Advocacy Program – Australian Government Department of Health
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National Disability Insurance Scheme Agency
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PT Solutions Physical Therapy– Continental US website

Terms & Conditions


*  Quit (10.5 c) The benefits of giving up)

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Services Australia


Transport Accident Commission:


*  Vision Australia