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Useful resources

Published by the Australian Human Rights Commission

View and download this guide to making decisions and navigating you through your later life. This booklet covers topics that include government services, financial decisions, working,  housing and aged care. The booklet can be used as a reference guide when you need to check a topic, or it can be read from cover to cover to get a snapshot of the services and supports on offer.

Topics include:

  • Your right to be free from discrimination
  • Your right to social connection and communication
  • Your right to access government services
  • Your right to government income support
  • Your right to support in making financial decisions
  • Your right to plan your will and other end of life decisions
  • Your right to be free from financial abuse
  • Your right to work 
  • Your right to health care
  • Your right to housing
  • Your right to aged care
  • Your right to safety and security
  • Your right to transport
  • Your right to access specialist services

The guide is free to view and download from the Australian Human Rights Commission website (

Retirement planning checklist

Checklist of the major issues you need to consider when planning your retirement (more).

Retirement living

View retirement living options in the Northern Territory

Updated: 15 December 2021

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