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Visit this page if you have a query regarding the Victorian Seniors Card program.
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!
The Victorian Seniors Festival receives wonderful support from our many Festival partners, enabling us to be a truly statewide event in October
Find out more about the Festival from the Translating and Interpreting Service
The Community Visitors Scheme is funded by the Australian government and plays a vital role in providing companionship for older people
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.
Retirement can look entirely different from person to person. This section looks at ways of managing this important phase of your life.
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.
So much to do, see and learn during this year's Seniors Festival!
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How to go about creating a new account for Facebook and getting started.
Ready to join Facebook, the world's most popular social network? Setting up an account is easy and best of all, it's free. Most social networks use your existing email address as proof of identity, and Facebook well is no exception. If you have a Google account, that's handy because Gmail is accepted at all major social networking sites, but any email address will work.
Use your web browser to visit Facebook.com. You'll see a log in screen ready and waiting for your details. Enter your first name, last name, and the email address. You'll need to put in your email address again as a confirmation. Choose a password. It needs to be at least eight letters long. Now you can enter a few items for your profile page. You'll probably want to skip this and come back and do it later.
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