Information about the department’s role in enhancing the wellbeing, participation and safety of seniors.
The number of Queenslanders aged 65 years and over is projected to more than double in the next 15 years and the number of people in this age group from non-English speaking backgrounds is growing faster than the general population.
Seniors Week is an opportunity for Queenslanders of all ages to join together and celebrate the valuable contributions of seniors.
The Premier's Awards for Queensland Seniors recognise the contribution of volunteers over 60 years of age.
The department funds a number of initiatives to promote the wellbeing, participation and safety of seniors.
For Seniors: apply, replace, change details, upgrade or cancel a card. For businesses: promotional opportunities, register your business.
An overview of the seniors legal and support service and elder abuse.
Social isolation can be described as a low level of interaction with others combined with the experience of loneliness. It is a serious issue for seniors because of the detrimental impact it can have on health and wellbeing.
Contacts for seniors.
Publications and resources.
Elder abuse can be emotional, financial and physical abuse and neglect. If you suspect someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, make the call to the Elder Abuse Helpline for confidential advice.