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

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Help Save a Life This International Men’s Day

They say that women talk face-to-face and men talk shoulder-to-shoulder. But this International Men’s Day on 19 November, it’s your chance to tell an older man in your life just how much he means to you — face-to-face.

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November 16, 2017
Beryl & Joan

Beryl & Joan, Naughty & Nice

Beryl Butfield and Joan Jordan reckon if they were still at school they’d be known as the naughty kids who sit at the back of the bus.

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November 14, 2017

Help us find Ray Speechley