Ageing Strategy overview
Overview of the NSW Ageing Strategy, why we need it, and what we are doing under the Strategy
About Liveable Communities
The Liveable Communities Grants Program offers $4 million in funding for projects that improve the lives of older people living in NSW.
The NSW Government created the Liveable Communities Grants Program to capture the energy of Australian innovators and focus it on defining what it will mean to age well in the 21st century.
Now in its third and final year, the Liveable Communities Grants Program funds innovative projects that help older people, people with disability and carers to live active, healthy lives and access their community freely and safely.
- FACS is funding projects totalling $1.2 million in the third and final year of the Liveable Communities Grants program.
- The funding supports projects from across NSW, including Bathurst, Broken Hill, Dubbo, Goulburn, Orange and Wagga Wagga.
- Read more detailed information about the successful 2017–2018 grant recipients.
- FACS funded projects totalling almost $1 million in the second year of the Liveable Communities Grants program.
- The funding supports projects from non-government organisations, local councils, universities and small businesses.
- Read more detailed information about the successful 2016–2017 grant recipients.
- FACS funded projects for a total of $1.8 million in the first year of the Liveable Communities Grants program.
- To bring out the very best from shortlisted applicants, FACS partnered with the Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) to incubate ideas into fully fledged projects.
- Read more detailed information about the successful 2015–2016 grant recipients.
What are liveable communities?
- Liveable communities enable all people, regardless of age or ability, to lead active, independent, healthy lives and access their community freely and safely.
- For more information regarding liveable communities please see the World Health Organisation’s report on Global Age-friendly Cities.
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Who do I contact?
For more information about this program, please contact: