IRT Foundation

IRT Foundation supports research, education and advocacy activities and partners with the community to create age-friendly communities.

We do this through:

  • Our Research program builds knowledge through funding research into ageing-well in Australia 
  • Our Community programs fund practical solutions for achieving age-friendly communities
  • Our Education and Advocacy initiatives bring stakeholders, decision makers and industry partners together to achieve collaborative outcomes for older Australians.


IRT Foundation

Latest News :

Two Volunteer Ambassadors

Ambassador Program Wins Volunteer Team of the Year Award

The Illawarra’s IRT Foundation and Destination Wollongong were announced last week as the joint regional winners of the NSW Centre for Volunteering’s ‘Illawarra Volunteer Team of the Year Award’. The Award recognises the partnership’s highly successful 2016 Cruise Wollongong Ambassador Program.

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September 20, 2017
Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens

Kemira an International Award Winner

IRT's Lifestyle Community for ageing people with intellectual disabilities and their primary carers has today won a Commendation for Excellence in Ageing Services at the Global Ageing Awards in Switzerland.

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September 19, 2017

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