Australian Capital Territory

Enjoy a healthy retirement in the ACT

The Australian Capital Territory is famous for being home to Canberra, Australia’s capital, but there are many other reasons why retiring here is worthwhile.

It’s a great option for those considering retirement, because it has the perfect balance of useful services and modern facilities, plus stunning natural attractions.

Living in the ATC means having Namadgi National Park as your backyard! You can enjoy the outdoors surrounded by granite mountains and grassy plains, and spend those precious retirement years fishing at Cotter Bend and relaxing on its sandy beach.

Canberra is considered one of Australia's most livable cities. It houses the famous Canberra Museum and Gallery, and the beautiful Lake Burley Griffin, where you can go sailing, surrounded by the Parliament House and other significant buildings.

If you retire to the ACT, you get easy access to the support you may need during your retirement. The independent organisation Council of the Ageing (COTA) actively works to protect the interests and well-being of the state’s senior citizens. There are also great initiatives, like the Falls Injury Prevention Program, which helps retirees maintain a good quality of life by improving their mobility and balance.

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Destinations in Australian Capital Territory