Aged care and retirement housing

Retirement housing - information for residents

Retirement village living usually involves significant financial commitment and lifestyle changes.

Information for residents

An information booklet (322.7 KB PDF) is available for retirement village residents and prospective residents which reflects the new Retirement Villages Act 2016 and the Retirement Villages Regulations 2017. If you have questions please contact Office for the Ageing’s Retirement Villages Unit on 8204 2420 or at

A guidebook Best practice for retirement village residents' committees is available which reflects the legislative requirements along with suggestions for implementing best practice principles for the operation and function of a retirement village residents' committee. A word version of the example rules from the residents' committees guidebook is also available and can be amended for use by residents' committees in retirement villages.

The information sheets below also provide useful information for residents and prospective residents about living in a retirement village.

    Forms for residents

    Related Information

    Other websites

    South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT)

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