PROSPECTIVE RESIDENTS

Resources to help you

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety- Senior Housing Advisory Centre (SHAC).

You can telephone the SHAC (located in Perth) for the cost of a local call on 1300 367 057 or email us at:
seniors.housing@dmirs.wa.gov.au

If you would prefer, you can make an appointment to visit and speak with SHAC staff located on Level 2, 140 William Street Perth.

Department Website Link

Understanding Retirement Villages

Retirement  Villages are a particular type of housing for retired persons (one of whom is over 55 years of age).  The system and the laws controlling it are explained here.  Click on this link:  What is a Retirement Village?

Selecting a Retirement Village

An experienced resident explains some of the issues to be considered in selecting a village.  And there is a checklist of issues contained in the Retirement Villages Code.  Click on this link:  Selecting a Retirement Village

Living in a Retirement Village

What's the same and what is different when you live in a retirement village.  One of our residents explains.  Click on this link:  Retirement Village Living

Finding a Village

A good list of villages can be found at villages.com.au

WA Retirement Village Law

click here for the WA laws governing retirement villages