IRT

Level 3, 77 Market Street
Wollongong New South Wales, 2500


Enjoy active retirement village living, experience personalised residential aged care or live independently at home for longer with home care.

IRT are a community-owned provider with almost 50 years’ experience improving the lives of older Australians.

IRT offer aged care services in the ACT, New South Wales and Queensland. 

 

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Peakhurst Seniors Art from the Heart Exhibition Raises $1121 for Charity

on Friday, August 2, 2019

An exhibition of paintings lovingly created by a group of local women at a weekly art therapy class held at IRT Peakhurst Retirement Village has been a great success.

IRT Foundation Wins National Award for Indigenous Home Care Program

on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

A home care program tailored to meet the unique needs of older Indigenous Australians is a winner at this year’s innovAGEING National Awards.

IRT Employees Complete Year-long Dementia Care Fellowship Program

on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Five IRT employees have completed a 12-month Dementia Training Australia (DTA) Fellowship Program to help improve the lives of people living with dementia.

New Custom Designed Buses for Retirement Village Residents

on Friday, June 14, 2019

Residents at Illawarra IRT retirement villages are about to travel in style and comfort with the arrival of two new, custom designed Mercedes Sprinter buses this week.

IRT Group Discusses Future of IRT Towradgi Park Retirement Village

on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

IRT Group has started talking to its residents and other stakeholders about future plans for IRT Towradgi Park Retirement Village in the northern Illawarra suburb of Towradgi.  

IRT Employees Honoured for Excellence in Age Services

on Friday, May 10, 2019

IRT Group employees were announced winners at this week’s NSW/ACT Leading Age Services Australia’s (LASA) Excellence in Age Services Awards. 

Join IRT Foundation in the ‘Race Against Homelessness’

on Wednesday, May 8, 2019

IRT Foundation will hold an inaugural charity race day called the ‘Race Against Homelessness’ at Kembla Grange Racecourse on 15 June. All funds raised by the event will help tackle the growing homeless crisis faced by disadvantaged older people in the Illawarra.

IRT Showcases First Driverless Car for Aged Care

on Monday, December 4, 2017

IRT Group has launched a revolutionary new driverless car at the 2017 Information Technology in Aged Care (ITAC) Conference held on the Gold Coast. Designed for use in residential aged care communities, the ‘Pod Zero’ is an innovation IRT hopes will improve residents’ independence and quality of life.

IRT Peakhurst Celebrates 25th Anniversary

on Thursday, October 5, 2017

Georges River Lifestyle and Care Community, IRT Peakhurst recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, with a BBQ luncheon for over 100 residents and guests.

IRT Kemira an International Award Winner

on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

IRT's Lifestyle Community for ageing people with intellectual disabilities and their primary carers at IRT William Beach Gardens last week won a Commendation for Excellence in Ageing Services at the Global Ageing Awards in Switzerland.

Ageing In Australia - IRT Seeks Innovative Ideas

on Monday, September 18, 2017

How can we revolutionise aged care and retirement living? That’s the question seniors’ lifestyle and care provider IRT Group is asking during its 10 week open Innovation Challenge.

Happiness and Hobbies at IRT

on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

If you visit Auburn Care Centre, IRT Berala on the Park, you’re likely to be greeted by colourful paper maches created by 92-year-old resident, Michael Faris.

IRT Welcomes New Aged Care Places for Bulli

on Monday, May 29, 2017

IRT Group has today welcomed $3 million in government funding to care for future residents of the proposed Aged Care Centre of Excellence at Bulli.

Innovation Key to Aged Care Workforce Challenges

on Thursday, April 6, 2017

IRT Group says innovation is the key to ensuring there’s enough well-trained staff to care for Australians as they age.

Kemira in the Running for International Recognition

on Thursday, February 9, 2017

Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens has celebrated its first birthday by being selected as a finalist in both the 2017 Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards, and the Fifth Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards. 

IRT's Board Welcomes Two New Directors

on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Aged care industry expert, Patrick Reid and respected Illawarra businessman, Peter Fitzgerald were today appointed as Directors of national seniors Lifestyle & Care provider, IRT Group

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Seniors

on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

As the mercury continues to rise as we reach the middle of summer, it's important that older people take care of themselves and stay cool. 

Confronting the Need for Aged Care at Christmas

on Friday, December 23, 2016

For those with ageing parents and relatives that live some distance away, Christmas can be a period when families come together and have an opportunity to observe how well their loved ones are coping at home alone.

IRT Chairman Bruce Allan Steps Down

on Friday, December 9, 2016

IRT Group today announced that Chairman, Bruce Allan has stepped down from the role in anticipation of his retirement from the IRT Board in early 2017. 

Long-Term Unemployed Ready for Jobs in Aged Care

on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Eight people who have experienced long-term unemployment have graduated from IRT College's Young@Heart Program, with the hope of securing traineeships in the Illawarra's growing aged care sector.

Innovation Key to IRT's Future Growth

on Friday, November 11, 2016

IRT Group has reported solid financial results in 2015/16; increasing its asset base to $1.1 billion and growing its annual income by almost 11% to $184 million.

Assistant Minister Opens New IRT Lifestyle & Care Community

on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

IRT Group CEO Nieves Murray has welcomed last weeks official opening of IRT Woodlands by the Assistant Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP.

Designing for Excellence in Aged Care at Bulli

on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

IRT Group CEO Nieves Murray has welcomed the completion of the schematic design for a new Aged Care Centre of Excellence at Bulli.

IRT A Multi Australian Business Award Winner

on Monday, August 15, 2016

National seniors' lifestyle and care provider, IRT Group has been recognised as a three-time Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2016. 

Innovative Dementia Care Project in National Spotlight

on Monday, July 25, 2016

IRT has welcomed the selection of their Flametree Dementia Care Project at IRT Woonona as a finalist in the 2016 HESTA Aged Care Awards. 

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