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Events & Awards

The Property Council runs a series of events and awards tailored to retirement living members. Events range from lunches, forums, workshops and site visits to educational courses, national summits and professional development courses.

There is a lot happening in each state. Currently, upcoming state events are listed here (click on the link to be guided to Property Council events calendar).

National Retirement Living Summit

Registrations are NOW OPEN for the National Retirement Living Summit, to be held on the Gold Coast on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 November. Our first keynote speakers are:

Bernard Salt, Partner at KPMG, columnist for The Australian and renowned futurist and commentator
Shirlee Sharkey, President and CEO at Saint Elizabeth, a leading Canadian health care organisation known for its social innovation and pioneering practices

Super early bird savings of $300 now available for members – register at

Other Events

The Property Council runs a series of retirement living events across Australia focusing on a wide variety of topics. The next events in 2017 are:

Retirement Living Conference, 23 August, Perth

National Retirement Living Awards

Thank you to everyone who nominated for the National Retirement Living Awards 2017 – nominations are now closed. 

The 2017 Awards feature six categories, including our ongoing Village Manager of the Year award, the new-look Future Retirement Living Leader award, and four brand new awards in the areas of innovation, design, refurbishment and marketing.

More information is at

Best Retirement Living Development Award

Congratulations to the winner of the Best Retirement Living Development Award for 2017, The Village Coorparoo (owned by Village Retirement Group, QLD).