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Seniors Week – it’s on for young and old

Posted
24 July 2014

Seniors Week is a great opportunity to recognise older people for their valuable contributions to our communities. Queenslanders are encouraged to support local events being held across the state to celebrate Seniors Week, from 16–24 August 2014.

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Pets in Aged Care Grants Program – now available

Posted
25 July 2014

Animal Welfare League Australia is offering 10 small grants totalling $10,000 to assist aged care facilities and residents make suitable arrangements to allow their pets to live with them. Applications close 5 September 2014.

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Elder abuse—anyone can make the call

Posted
3 June 2014

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.

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2013–14 Business Discount Directory now available

Posted
15 November 2013

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.

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Council rates subsidy—apply now

Posted
20 June 2013

Eligible pensioners can receive a subsidy of 20 per cent (up to a maximum amount of $200 each year) of the gross rates and charges levied by local councils.

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©The State of Queensland (Queensland Health). Photo by A.Jensen

Reduce your risk of falling

Posted
26 October 2012

Information and tips to help reduce your risk of falling.

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Seniors Card

Posted
23 November 2011

Apply for a Seniors Card. Find out how to use your card to get discounts, government concessions and access to goods and services.

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Becoming a grandparent

Posted
23 November 2011

Tips for grandparents, including how you can support your children if they are new parents, strong relationship building and parenting information.

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Guide to retiring

Posted
23 November 2011

Learn about retirement by planning for your future lifestyle, not just your finances. The guide provides checklists and information to help you make informed decisions.

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23 August 2013

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