Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Community Services

Seniors Week – it’s on for young and old

Seniors Week is a great opportunity to recognise older people for their valuable contributions to our communities. Queenslanders are encouraged to support local events being held across the state to celebrate Seniors Week, from 16–24 August 2014.

  • Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors announced

    Congratulations to the six inspiring young Queenslanders selected as ambassadors for the Queensland Youth Strategy. They have been chosen for their leadership and achievements in the strategy’s areas of connection and their great work in the community.

  • Caring for our Community grants open

    Community and volunteer groups can apply for one-off funding to purchase essential equipment to help them provide services to Queenslanders. Applications close on 26 September 2014.

  • Elder abuse β€” make the call

    Common forms of elder abuse include emotional, financial and physical abuse, and neglect. If you are concerned someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, make the call to the Elder Abuse Helpline for confidential advice.

  • 2013–14 Business Discount Directory now available

    Pick up a copy of the latest Business Discount Directory for Seniors and Carers from a range of outlets across Queensland. Search online to find your nearest directory pick-up point.