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Benefits of RVRA Membership

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Member-Only Information:

Access to member information on our website is an important benefit of your membership.

This area is updated regularly with new and valuable information that has been developed by our Board members regarding retirement village issues, and with specialist advice in the areas of finance and legislation.

Members can access this area by clicking on member login at the top right of the page header and following the prompts.

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Advice and Support:

Learn about the best ways to resolve a problem in your village through the knowledge of the RVRA Board and the RVRA’s association with the Seniors Rights Service (SRS), NSW Fair Trading or the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), in relation to:

  • The Retirement Villages Act
  • Your village Residents Committee
  • With certain NCAT applications
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Communication of Resident Views:

  • Through the RVRA’s representatives meeting with the Minister for Fair Trading and department staff.
  • With your Village Operators through both RVRA meetings and networking.
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Obtain Information:

  • By accessing our comprehensive Information Sheets
  • Through our newsletter, and monthly news bulletin which keep members up-to-date with events and relevant information

Our newsletter, is circulated to members at least twice a year. It is sent electronically to members who provide an email address.  A printed copy is posted where no email address is provided.  You are encouraged to provide an email address, if you have one.

The news bulletin is emailed to members once a month, with snippets from the Board meeting and other timely information

  • On matters of village life beyond the Retirement Villages Act
  • Through educational seminars about the Retirement Village Legislation
  • From the RVRA website; which includes NCAT procedures and decisions and information for prospective and current retirement village residents
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Legal Advice/Financial Advice:

From our sponsoring specialist practitioners at competitive rates.

Contribute to the Future:

Help us to represent you. Suggest ways we can improve the service we give to our members. Contact us

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Village Visits:

NSW Retirement Villages can invite RVRA committee members to meet with residents to present details of the work undertaken by the Association and topical issues within the industry.

Sessions are free and all residents of the village are invited and welcome to attend.

After the session there is opportunity for non-members to join the association.

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Online Application

Pay by credit card or bank transfer.

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RVRA Brochure

View or download the printable brochure.

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Membership Application

Download this form to send your application by mail.

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