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Mature Workers Flock to Career Check Up Expo

An Expo participant and volunteer

Over 120 people turned out for IRT Foundation's Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers at Wollongong Town Hall yesterday.


Kemira in the Running for International Recognition

Photo of Kemira residents Narelle and Christine

Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens has celebrated its first birthday by being selected as a finalist in both the 2017 Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards, and the Fifth Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards.


IRT's Board welcomes two new Directors

Aged care industry expert, Patrick Reid and respected Illawarra businessman, Peter Fitzgerald were today appointed as Directors of national seniors Lifestyle & Care provider, IRT Group.


Our Secrets to Cruise Wollongong Volunteering Success

Two Cruise Wollongong volunteers

It started as an idea by 'two passionate boofheads' to connect older residents with a cruise ship visit, but three months later almost 500 volunteers had been mobilised to welcome 15,000 visitors from three gigantic Royal Caribbean cruise ships.


IRT Welcomes Appointments of Hunt and Wyatt

Photo of Nieves Murray and Ken Wyatt

National aged care and home care provider, IRT Group has welcomed the appointments of Greg Hunt and Ken Wyatt to the Health and Aged Care portfolios.


Join us at Illawarra's first Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers

IRT Foundation will hold the Illawarra's first Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers at Wollongong Town Hall on 15 February 2017 thanks to a Liveable Communities Grant from NSW Department of Family and Community Services.


Hot weather safety tips for seniors

As the mercury continues to rise, it's important that older people take care of themselves and stay cool this summer.


Confronting the need for aged care at Christmas

For those with ageing parents and relatives that live some distance away, Christmas can be a period when families come together and have an opportunity to observe how well their loved ones are coping at home alone.


Bright Minds in Wollongong to Talk Positive Ageing

Photo of researchers from the University of Wollongong

More than 15 researchers are meeting in Wollongong today to share insights and plan for new research into ageing positively in Australia.


IRT Chairman Bruce Allan Steps Down

Outgoing IRT Chairman Bruce Allan

IRT Group today announced that Chairman, Bruce Allan has stepped down from the role in anticipation of his retirement from the IRT Board in early 2017.


The Good Life

Episode 12 of The Good Life YouTube Channel for over 55s is now available to view!

We meet two Queensland locals who have started Australia's first edible streetscape...find out more about how Wollongong’s army of volunteers prepared to welcome the city’s first cruise ship and its 3000 passengers...Pete joins Ben in the kitchen, but first up, we celebrated International Day of Older Persons a bit differently this year...

Watch episode 12 today