Seniors Week

Seniors Week 18-26 August 2018

Seniors Week 18-26 August 2018, provides the opportunity for older Queenslanders to explore programs and services, events and activities, connect with people of all ages and backgrounds, to celebrate the many contributions older people make in their communities.

Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland coordinates Seniors Week on behalf of the Queensland Government and receives funding to collaboratively plan, run and subsidise Seniors Week events and activities. Both COTA Queensland and the State Government value the contribution older people have made – whether as volunteers or in the workforce, community leaders or carers, grandparents or advocates.

Funded by the Queensland Government, the program provides $100,000 to subsidise events and activities held during Queensland Seniors Week.

Subsidy applications are open now for  eligible not-for-profit, charitable and community organisations, schools, local government, and libraries to apply for up to $1,000 to support events hosted during Queensland Seniors Week.

Get in quick as applications close 31 March 2018. 

More information visit 

To find out about information and services for seniors, visit

This program supports the building of Age-friendly communities in Queensland.

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