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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
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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
Nominations for the awards are now open until 5 July 2019
Meet the people behind the faces of last year's Seniors Festival.
Learn a little of the festival's history and browse photos of last year's festival.
Thank you to our values sponsors and partners for their support for the 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival.
Submit an event for the 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival.
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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Submit an event for the 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival...
This October you'll enjoy more than 2,500 free and low-cost events across the state.
Free public transport for Victorian Seniors Card holders from Sunday 6 October to Sunday 13 October includes all metropolitan and V/Line services.
Meet the people behind the faces of last year's Seniors Festival...
Hamish Russell is the 2018 Victorian Senior of the Year Award winner...
"Everyone has their own way of marking ANZAC Day – whether its making their way to our Shrine of Remembrance for the dawn service, attending local services or enjoying the live media coverage from the comfort of their home.Whilst many like to get to an event in person, nowadays there are a wide range of electronic options that allow you to follow proceedings either live or in your own time.What’s important is that you can take part in our annual commemoration in a way that suits your specific needs." More information on Seniors Online here: https://bit.ly/2GCfXsF
Everyone has their own way of marking ANZAC Day – whether its making their way to our Shrine of Remembrance for the dawn service, attending local services or enjoying the live media coverage from the comfort of their home.
An oldie but a goodie: wrapping communities around older people. What are you thoughts? https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/focus/helping-people-age-well/10178704
Where do you see yourself when you’re 70 or 80 years old? Is it playing bridge and golf, long lunches, holidays, looking after grandchildren, at home on your own or in an aged care facility? What thought have you given to how you'd like your later years to play out?
Can you help? Info session for volunteers for interested in supporting the LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club. It's a fabulous free event for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse, and Intersex elders and allies. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/lgbti-elders-dance-club-volunteers-infomation-session-registration-60033951164?fbclid=IwAR1u9iQrZm_pdSSpE2tN4Imk6n_iJ82h1yc7gl3IzP7cQso2IQxfUwRyHJEAll The Queens Men
A special information session for those interested in volunteering at LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club in 2019.
In another part of our Seniors Life Course planning video series, Karyn Siegmann, the Manager of Library Services at Bayside City Council, talks about the evolving role that libraries play as the communities "living room" in an increasingly diverse and technology driven environment. More information is available on Seniors Online: https://bit.ly/2I8fBMx
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