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Browse videos from our information and get involved collection, and get in the groove with the 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined
Audio snippets including 'Seniors Updates' from the Commissioner for Senior Victorians
In a special broadcast on May 20, the Commissioner for Senior Victorians and Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers talked about the recovery from coronavirus and answered viewers questions.
Victoria is home to one of the most culturally diverse societies in the world
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), most Victorian councils are providing local support services to residents, including older people.
Learn more about elder abuse and where to seek help
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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
Every year the Festival works with performers who share the Festival values. Even though we are online - this year is no different. Check out their performances and get in the groove.
Watch a welcome video featuring the Honourable Luke Donnellan, Minister for Child Protection, Disability, Ageing and Carers
Until October 2020 we're presenting a new radio program in addition to the Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined. Featuring music and entertainment, radio plays and a fantastic mix of spoken word, poetry and prose from Australian writers and performers.
Watch performances from the 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined via the link below. Watch, comment and share with us as new performances are added every week!
View the details of the recipients of 2019 Victorian Senior of the Year Award.
The 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined is brought to you with the support of our partners.
The Community Visitors Scheme is funded by the Australian government and plays a vital role in providing companionship for older people
The Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria a member driven peak body committed to empowering people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
The Northern Federation of Ethnic Senior Citizens Clubs is an association of more than 80 clubs
FriendLine is available for anyone who needs to reconnect or just wants a chat.
Probus is about Friendship and Fun in retirement.
The Association of Senior Italian Citizens’ Clubs of Victoria includes over 90 senior citizens’ clubs for Italian-Australians operating throughout Victoria
TRY is a social purpose organisation delivering access to early learning, mentoring for the vulnerable and those at-risk, and training and employment opportunities for those wanting to try, but have not had the chance.
U3As provides low-cost learning to older people to encourage them to stay active and engaged, Australia wide.
The Victorian Multicultural Commision encourages Victorians from all backgrounds to connect and socialise, participate and have your say
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.
As you age, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever for maintaining good health. Read more about staying healthy as you age.
Retirement can look entirely different from person to person. This section looks at ways of managing this important phase of life.
Seniors come from all walks of life and contribute to our community in myriad ways. Meet some seniors embracing new beginnings of life
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.
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Festival goers enjoyed the performances on the main stage at Federation Square.
The crowd at the main stage on Celebration needed little encouragement to clap and wave their hands along with the music.
Enjoying the shade, these seniors festival goers have found a good spot to sit down for a rest.
Members of the Hume U3A at their Carnival of Learning stand on Celebration Day
City of Melbourne University of the Third Age taught festival goers how to play mahjong and chess as part of their Carnival of Learning display
Staff from Mercy Health were answering questions and chatting with festival goers at their display on Celebration Day
McAvootie Brothers performer Colin Bojars tried to convince Peter Hitchener that these snazzy sunglasses were just his style on Celebration Day 2015
Just chilling out at Federation Square - these two seniors are relaxing while waiting for the next act to begin on the main stage
Royal Freemasons staff had showbags for visitors to their display of information about their services.
The McAvootie Brothers wandered through the crowd on Celebration Day - playing classics with their very distinct style, for the enjoyment, and amusement, of the festival goers
The Band Who Knew Too Much brought their energy and enthusiasm to the main stage on Celebration Day.
The Stray Hens, a five piece band, performed their blend of folk and country for the festival goers on Celebration Day.
Whitehorse Life Activity Club line dancers showed off their moves - impressing the festival goers with their energy
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