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Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day is a chance for children and the community to thank grandparents for their love and support.

This special day is an opportunity to acknowledge the efforts and devotion of grandparents in their many roles of caring and supporting their grandchildren. It is also an occasion to recognise the important role grandparents play in our society through their wisdom, skills and experience.

View the list of special offers and discounts for Seniors Card and Seniors Business Discount Card holders and make a date to celebrate Grandparents Day.

All grandparents have a story to share about their life and experience.

Discover your grandparents’ stories — their history is your history.

Download resources

You can download a range of resources to celebrate Grandparents Day 2016. For image downloads, right click on the image and select 'save picture as'.



Send grandparents an e-card to thank them for their love and support.

Colouring sheet

Print or photocopy the colouring sheet for children to colour.

Social media

Facebook cover photo

Show your support by downloading and saving an image as your Facebook cover photo.

Facebook share item

Show your support by sharing this image on Facebook. Be sure to include the hashtag #GPDay16 and a link to 

Twitter share item

Show your support by sharing this image on Twitter. Be sure to include #GPDay16 and a link to

Electronic signature

To insert the image into your email signature using Microsoft Outlook 2010:

  1. Save the e-signature to your computer
  2. Open a new email window
  3. Select INSERT
  4. Click on SIGNATURE
  5. Select SIGNATURES from the drop down options
  6. Select signature to edit
  7. In the edit signature field select INSERT IMAGE
  8. Browse and select the image from your computer
  9. Click INSERT
  10. To insert a hyperlink, click on the image and select INSERT HYPERLINK
  11. In the address field type
  12. Click OK, then OK again
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