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