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Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program 2019–20

Applications are now open for innovative age-friendly community projects that will enable people of all ages to actively participate in community life.

Queensland Government’s vision is to build an age-friendly state in which all Queenslanders, regardless of their age, can stay active and connected, and contribute economically, socially and culturally.

Over three years from 2017–18, $1 million per year is available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships with local government and other organisations to co-develop, implement and promote innovative age-friendly projects.

The 2019–20 grants round focuses on innovative approaches, responses and solutions to local issues that meet the criteria set out by the World Health Organization’s eight age-friendly domains, with a specific focus this year on:

  1. communication and information
  2. social participation.

Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 10 June 2019.

To apply or find out more about Queensland’s age-friendly approach, visit

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