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At IRT we create communities where seniors achieve their optimum quality of life

Founded in 1969, IRT’s mission was to provide better options in housing and care for older people. Almost 50 years later, our purpose remains the same.

We improve the lives of more than 7500 people every day in NSW, the ACT and Qld.

We believe it’s our values as a community-owned provider that help us to be the best at what we do.

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We are open and honest.

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We deliver on our promises.

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We value each individual.

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Female member of the IRT customer service team

Get to know us

We’re one of Australia’s largest community-owned providers of independent living, aged care and home care. We’re proud to have more than 35 communities and home care service hubs in NSW, the ACT and Qld.

Meet the IRT team

Our Board and Executive Leaders are passionate about improving the lives of older people. They ensure we stay true to our values as a community-owned organisation, while leading the business into the future.

IRT Board Members
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The way we operate

We are committed to good corporate governance and transparency within our operations. Find out more about IRT Group in our annual reports and company reports.

“I feel very safe here, I’m comfortable and I’ve got a million-dollar view. I wanted my own space, which I’ve got here, as well as all my personal things around me.”

Ida Banks

IRT Links Seaside resident

“I love the companionship, knowing I’m very safe, the staff – I love all the staff, they’re the friendliest lot – and the fun and laughter.”

Judith Thompson

IRT Peakhurst resident

“I’ve been blessed living in this place.”

George Findley

IRT Dalmeny resident

“The management, the staff and the nurses at IRT are very good. I am happy here.”

Michael Fares

IRT Berala on the Park resident

“The help I get from IRT every day enables me to stay in my home. They make it a lot easier and they are wonderful, kind people. I love the social contact – they take me out to the club, along the lake, for lunch. And we talk about everything.”

Sheilah Barrie

IRT home care customer

“Getting down to the water three times a week is absolutely magic to me. IRT has really facilitated that. They’re very good. They keep a real eye on me and they’re very careful. So I have the confidence to go down there. It’s fabulous, absolutely fabulous.”

Jeannie Green

IRT home care customer

“There’s a very good community spirit here; people pull together. We have happy hour with the other residents in our block once a month and have made lots of friends. They’re a lovely bunch.”

Sid Wiscombe

IRT Kangara Waters resident

“We got the travel bug many years ago – we love seeing new places, experiencing different cultures. When we moved here we found it was so easy to travel. We lock the door and we don’t have to worry about a thing.”

Christine and Allan Casey

IRT Kangara Waters residents

The latest news from IRT

As a national community-owned provider there’s always something happening at IRT. 

Keep up to date with news from our communities and employees.


Aged Care Provider IRT Group Trials Autonomous Vehicle

Aged care and retirement village residents at IRT Kangara Waters in Canberra are participating in an autonomous vehicle trial this month.Partly funded by Telstra Southern…

20 May 19

IRT Employees Honoured for Excellence in Age Services

IRT employees were announced winners at this week’s NSW/ACT Leading Age Services Australia’s (LASA) Excellence in Age Services Awards.Taking out the top honour in the…

10 May 19

Join IRT Foundation in the ‘Race Against Homelessness’ IRT Foundation will hold an inaugural charity race day called the ‘Race Against Homelessness’ at Kembla Grange Racecourse on 15 June. All funds raised…

08 May 19

IRT Group discusses future of IRT Towradgi Park Retirement Village

IRT Group has started talking to its residents and other stakeholders about future plans for IRT Towradgi Park Retirement Village in the northern Illawarra suburb…

06 May 19

IRT Employees Finalists for Excellence in Age Services Award

IRT employees will feature at this year’s Leading Age Services Australia’s (LASA) Excellence in Age Services Awards to be announced next week.Selected as finalists in…

01 May 19

IRT's Innovation Challenge paves way for 'ExSitu'

IRT revealed today the successful development and trial of ExSitu, a digital online tool created by two employees participating in the organisation’s 2017 Innovation Challenge.Developed…

04 April 19

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