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Apply for a Seniors Card or the NEW Seniors Business Discount Card, cancel a card, update your details or subscribe to e-News
Search for discounts in your local area. Available to all card holders.
Make use of discounts when in New Zealand, and e-Gift Card offers. Seniors Card holders can access free and concession public transport
Join the Seniors Card program and watch your business grow
Commonly asked questions about the Victorian Seniors Card
Explore news and information for older Victorians
Thoughts and information from members of the Victorian community
Browse videos on technology, public transport and other topics relevant to Victorian seniors
Audio snippets including 'Seniors Updates' from the Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Information about the Commissioner for Senior Victorians and his report on social isolation and loneliness among senior Victorians
Learn more about elder abuse and where to seek help
Play sudoku, trivia, crosswords, code cracker or wordsearch. Games updated every day!
Learn more about scams, and how to avoid them.
Services available to older Victorians such as help at home, residential care, health & support services
Information and advice on living a healthy life direct from the Better Health Channel
Plan well for retirement with these helpful suggestions
Find out how to save money when shopping, travelling and in the home
Frequently asked questions about services that are available to senior Victorians, and where to find information about these services
More than 2,500 events and activities take place state-wide throughout October. This calendar lists many of them. You can search by date, by type of event or activity, and by location.
The award recipients will be announced in late October
As a Victorian Seniors Card holder, you can get out and explore metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria with free travel from Sunday 6 October to Sunday 13 October.
Celebration Day at Federation Square. Sunday 6 Oct 10:30am – 4:00pm FREE
Feel at home with free concerts, free health check, cultural and information sessions – catch up with friends
Meet the people behind the faces of this year's Seniors Festival.
Prefer to download the print program? Find it here!
Learn a little of the festival's history and browse photos of last year's festival.
The Victorian Seniors Festival receives wonderful support from our many Festival partners, enabling us to be a truly statewide event in October
U3As provides low-cost learning to older people to encourage them to stay active and engaged, Australia wide.
Neighbourhood Houses provide a place for people together to come together to learn in and contribute to their local community.
Men’s Sheds are a place for men to go for a chat, to meet with other men, put their skills to use and support each other.
Public libraries are more than stacks of books. They are fantastic social and cultural activity hubs that play an important role in our communities.
Lions Club are a group of people who are dedicated to making our communities a better place to live, work and grow.
Rotary is an organisation creating opportunities for people to use their vocational skills in assisting their communities the world over.
Volunteering is a great way for people to get involved in the community and make a positive contribution
Get extra value and assistance with discount energy plans and technology training for seniors. Available to all card holders.
Additional resources and contacts, information, links, external websites for older Victorians
Grants and examples of programs and projects
As you age, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever for maintaining good health. Read more about staying healthy as you age.
Seniors come from all walks of life and contribute to our community in myriad ways. Meet some embracing new beginnings or life phase.
Victoria is made up of many communities and those communities are made up of many people. Learn more about who and what may be in your neck of the woods.
One of the benefits of being a senior is you have more time to pursue your interests. Here are some activities you may not have considered or others you'd like to know more about.
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The 2018 Seniors Card e-Magazine is packed with stories about senior Victorians making remarkable contributions to their communities, staying vital in both body and mind...
Even though she’s lived in Australia for almost 50 years, Inge, 78, says her Danish heritage comes out when it comes to ageing.
Michelle – a This Girl Can! Victorian ambassador – shares her story.
Tips for men on living well
As we age our bodies defence systems can become less effective at protecting us against disease. For this reason, immunisation is recommended, and in some cases provided free to older adults.
After neurosurgery, Julie wanted to make sure she was ready to drive safely.
Celie Curtis shares her story of 101 years of life lived to the full
Aboriginal singer songwriter Robbie Bundle reflects on being the poster boy of the Victorian Seniors Festival.
Announcing the benefits of volunteering in your senior years.
A unique and award-winning program is helping farmers pass their hard-earned knowledge and experience down the line to the next generations.
Sharon, a Strengthening Seniors Inclusion and Participation initiative participant tells us about her experience with social isolation and joining clubs.
YouthNow’s “pass IT on” course teaching new tricks to seniors
Common scams and tips to avoid them – Consumer Affairs Victoria
As we age it’s important that we look after ourselves both physically and mentally, and spending time outdoors is an easy and enjoyable way to do this.
A group of seniors from Karen backgrounds learn to navigate Melbourne’s public transport system
Margaret Griffiths is a 2017 recipient of a Council of the Ageing Victorian Achiever Award.
Roy is the recipient of the 2017 Premier’s Award for Victorian Senior of the Year.
Circus elders Sue Broadway and Debra Batton prove you’re never too old for daring acts
The Coming Back Out Ball is a spectacular social event celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex elders.
Prefer a hard copy magazine? Look for them at your local library.Looking for the pdf version to download? Find it here.
Page last reviewed: 04 Sep 2018
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