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Seniors promotion

Use your Find Legal Answers resources to promote awareness of legal issues to older people

Line drawing of elderly couple with text Find Legal answers

Many libraries are involved in events and activities during the Seniors Festival. You can use your Find Legal Answers resources to promote awareness of legal issues during the Seniors Festival and at other times of the year.

The Legal information for older people page links to online books, factsheets and sources of legal help for older people.

Subject resource sheets

The following subject resource sheets show you how to find information on the Find Legal Answers website, highlighting some of the resources available. You can print these out and add them to your showbags or promotional material.

Information resources to promote

Use these books from your Find Legal Answers Tool Kit in library displays: 

  • The law handbook
  • Rest assured: a legal guide to wills, estates and funerals
  • Dealing with debt: a legal guide to personal debt in NSW
  • Speaking for myself: planning for later life decision-making
  • Seniors guide to consumer rights in NSW

Free pamphlets

Order free pamphlets to add to your showbags or give away to seniors during events. 

Legal Aid NSW has a number of free pamphlets you can order or download. Go to the Order a publication page and select the Older people topic. Recommended pamphlets are: Covers of pamphlets designed for seniors

  • Adult children living at home. What to do if you want them to leave?
  • Are you a grandparent? Your legal questions answered
  • Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop
  • Helping your family financially? Understand the risks
  • Moving in with the family? Make sure you protect your interests 
  • They want me to leave
  • Who will decide for you if you can't decide for yourself? Think about planning ahead
  • Why make a will?
  • Your home and the age pension. What you need to know.

Extra copies of the Tool Kit title Speaking for myself: planning for later life decision making can be ordered from Legal Aid.

The Legal topics for seniors booklet has information about older persons rights, scams, aged care, and helpful contact numbers of agencies and services for seniors in NSW.

You may wish to promote the Legal Aid YouTube channel, which has a series of short videos, podcasts and webinars on a variety of legal topics. 


The little black book of scams highlights a variety of popular scams that regularly target Australian consumers. Order copies from the ACCC

NSW Ageing & Disability Commission

You can download or order a range of resources dealing with elder abuse from the NSW Ageing & Disability Commission.

Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON)

The Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON) is a free, fair, and independent dispute resolution service for electricity and gas customers, and some water customers, in NSW. 

You can order general EWON publications and resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities from their Order publications page.

They also have easy to understand factsheets in 40 languages about how EWON can help resolve issues with energy or water providers, opening/closing accounts and payment assistance, as well as videos in Mandarin and Arabic. See their Information in other languages page to download and order the factsheets and see the videos.

Seniors Rights Service

You can download or order fact sheets and brochures from the Seniors Rights Service. To order copies, email

Promotional material

You can order promotional material items such as bookmarks, Find Legal Answers brochures and seniors promotional cards at any time using our online order form.  

Social Media

Find suggested posts and images you can use to let the seniors in your community know about the legal information available to them on our seniors social media page.


Let us know about your Seniors Festival event via our online form