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Seniors

  • About Office for Seniors

    Information about the department’s role in enhancing the wellbeing, participation and safety of seniors.

  • Support and services for older people

    Find out about support and services for older Queenslanders, including information about retirement, concessions, home support, health, transport, recreation and more.

  • Programs and initiatives to support older people

    The government coordinates and funds a range of initiatives to promote the wellbeing, participation and safety of older Queenslanders.

  • Seniors Week

    Seniors Week is an opportunity for Queenslanders of all ages to join together and celebrate the valuable contributions of older people.

  • Grandparents Day

    Grandparents Day is a chance for everyone to thank grandparents for their love and support.

  • Elder abuse prevention campaign

    Find out how to get advice and support if you or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse.

Elder abuse – anyone can make the call

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.

Nominations are now open for the Queensland Senior Volunteer Award 2014   

Any person, 65 years of age or over who resides in Queensland and is still actively engaged in voluntary activities in the community may be nominated. Nominations are open until Friday 29 August 2014. For more information, visit The Order of Australia Association, Queensland Branch.