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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

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

The 2013–14 Business Discount Directory for Seniors and Carers is out now. Pick up a copy from your local library, government office or seniors or carers organisation. Search online to find your nearest directory pick-up point.

Seniors online

The Queensland Government provides a range of information and services for seniors. Find out more about retirement, staying connected, concessions, safety and protection, grandparenting, as well as how to get a Seniors Card.