Grandparents Day - Community Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day, held on Sunday 29 October 2017, 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.

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

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

Promotional materials

Please use these free Grandparents Day resources.



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

Colouring sheet

Social media shareables

Include the hashtag #GrandparentsDay2017 and a link to in your post.

To download one of the images below, right click on the link and 'Save picture as'.




Email signature

To add this image to your Microsoft Outlook email signature:

  1. Save the image 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.


Phone 1300 135 500 to contact the Seniors Enquiry Line.

Grandparents can phone the Seniors Enquiry Line to learn more about concessions, social activities, household assistance, retirement accommodation, financial and legal matters, health, education, transport, and more.

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.