Retirement Villages

The Retirement Villages Unit administers the Retirement Villages Act 2016 and Retirement Villages Regulations 2017. The Retirement Villages Unit promotes and enforces compliance with the legislation, provides general advice and information about retirement villages and assists in resolving disputes between residents and operators.

The Retirement Villages Unit also maintains the South Australian Retirement Villages Register which contains information about all retirement villages in South Australia.

More information about housing for seniors, better practice guidelines for operators and information sheets for retirement village residents and operators can be found on the Aged Care and Retirement Housing page.

Retirement Villages (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill Community Consultation

Office for Ageing Well, SA Health is seeking feedback on the Retirement Villages (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2023, which amends the Retirement Villages Act 2016.

This consultation provides an opportunity for stakeholders to consider whether the proposed changes achieve the intent of the recommendations from a review conducted in 2021, and if any additional changes to the legislation are needed before the Bill is introduced in Parliament.

The consultation is open from Friday 31 March and closes on Friday 19 May 2023 at 5.00pm.

For further information and to provide feedback go to:

Further information

For further information contact Retirement Villages Unit on:

Phone: (08) 8204 2420