Articles tagged "seniors"

Celebrating 90

1926 was a very special year. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born, as was my late grandfather and 101 of the people who I represent.

Speech: Meals on Wheels

Beach for all

Our beaches are beautiful and I can't imagine not being able to walk across the sand to dip my toes in the water, have a paddle or swim. Yet too many people in our community can't reach the water's edge due to their physical health holding them back. Beaches aren't the friendliest places for wheelchairs and crossing sand can also be difficult for people using walking sticks and frames.

Speech: Pensioner Concessions

Grants for Seniors Programs 2015

The Office for the Ageing is now receiving applications for the Grants for Seniors program 2015. The aim of Grants for Seniors program funding is to increase options for older people to participate in group and/or community activities and to bring the community together to create an ‘all-ages friendly state.’