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Seniors Week

Last updated: 3/03/2017 8:07 PM
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​Seniors Week will run from 29 October to 5 November 2017 and is an opportunity for West Australians of all ages to join together and celebrate the valuable contributions of older people.

Last year, the week featured hundreds of events run by local governments and community organisations across the State. Among the events on offer were 93 activities that received funding from the Department of Local Government and Communities (DLGC) and Lotterywest. More than $80,000 was provided to organisations to help celebrate WA Seniors Week 2016.

Starting the week was the WA Seniors Awards ceremony on Sunday 6 November. The awards provide an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions made by seniors and by those organisations and local governments that support seniors. The finalists included 15 exceptional individuals, as well as local governments and community organisations. View the finalists and winners of the 2016 WA Seniors Awards.

On Wednesday 9 November, the annual Have a Go Day was presented by the Seniors Recreation Council of WA.  It was held at Burswood Park, with an estimated 15,000 visitors attending the popular all-day event. WA Seniors Card Centre staff were on hand to provide information and advice to visitors.

The Seniors Week CAT trails provided a ticket to fun and adventure across the Perth CBD and Fremantle. Developed especially for Seniors Week, the CAT trails are four free self-guided bus tours based around the Perth and Fremantle Red and Blue CAT bus routes. Maps of the trails are below.

View the official calendar of events for WA Seniors Week 2016

View the official WA Seniors Week 2016 Have a Go News lift-out

Seniors Week Grant recipients

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Advocare Incorporated and VisAbility (Joint application )Victoria ParkHealth and Wellbeing Seniors Expo
Bayswater Bridge Club IncorporatedRivervaleBeginners Bridge and Friendship Luncheon
Bencubbin Community Resource CentreBencubbinTheatre Experience
Bess Home and Community Care Inc.BusseltonLooking Forward, Looing Back
Bethanie Aged Care Group Warwick FacilityClaremontCuddly Animal Farm with Jelly Bean Children
Boyup Brook Community Resource CentreBoyup BrookMoving Bodies and Minds
Bremer Bay Community Resource & Visitors CentreBremer BayMovie Marathon
Brookton Men's Shed IncBrooktonBrookton Seniors Low-Impact Sports Day
Brunswick Junction Community Resource CentreBrunswickSeniors Day out
Bunbury Bowling and Social Club Inc.South BunburyHave a Go Lawn Bowls Day
Busselton Senior Citizens CentreBusseltonFood Fun and Fitness Day
Care OptionsRockinghamCare Options Day Centres Open Day
City of FremantleFremantleSeniors Week 2016- Afternoon Tea Dance
City of Greater GeraldtonGeraldtonE-Books and E-Audiobooks - workshop
City of Kalgoorlie- Boulder Eastern Goldfields Community Centre (EGCC)BoulderThe Eastern Goldfields Community Centre Senior's Expo
City of WannerooWannerooSeniors Week Celebratory Morning Tea
Continence Advisory Service of WALifting the Lid on Bladder and Bowel Health
Coorow Community Resource CentreCoorowCoorow Seniors Celebration
Cunderdin Community Resource CentreCunderdinCelebrating our Seniors
Dandaragan Community Resource Centre Inc.DandaraganA Trip Down Memory Land/Telling Tales
Frank Konecny community CentreKwinanaSeniors Afternoon Tea Trip
Gnowangerup Community Resource CentreGnowangerupGnowangerup Seniors Cabaret
Good Shepherd Catholic ChurchKiara60plus Good Shepherd Parish Luncheon
Goomalling Community Resource Centre Inc.GoomallingLet's Go to Ireland
GRAI - GLBTI Rights in Ageing Inc.North PerthTalking Generations 2
Greenbushes Community Resource CentreGreenbushesDiscover Pemberton
Harold Hawthorne Community CentreCarlisleMini Olympics
Hopetoun Senior Citizens and Associates Inc.HopetounHopetoun Seniors Open Day
Hyden Community Resource CentreHydenAuthor Talk Luncheon
Ishar Multicultural Women's Health CentreMirrabookaOld is Gold
JewishCare WA (Inc.)YokineApplause - seniors musical concert
Joongari House/Wyndham Family Support Inc.WyndhamNo Stress! Mind Games
Kelmscott Church of ChristCamilloSenior's Lunch
Kimberley Stolen Generation Aboriginal CorporationBroomeSenior's Day of Recognition
Kondinin Community Resource CentreKondininAuthor Talk Luncheon
Koorda Community Resource CentreKoordaAlways Patsy Cline
Lockridge Senior Citizens AssociationBeechboroSeniors Week Celebration Lunch
Masonic Care WA Menora Masonic VillageMenoraSeniors Week Village Fun Day
Meath Mews Trigg Residents Association Inc.TriggCoastal Coach Tour and Canal Cruise
Merredin Community Resource Centre IncMerredinMerredin Senior's Luncheon
Moora Community Resource Centre Inc.MooraMore than you would know - activities in Moora for the young at heart
Moora HACC & Moora Seniors GroupMooraThe Delmoor Cup - A Day at the Races
Multicultural Services Centre of WA Inc.North PerthCelebration in Action
MYVISTA Residential Aged CareBalcattaEuropean Festival
Nedlands Rugby Union Football Club Inc.FloreatNedlands RUFC Golden Oldies Reunion
Northam Heritage Forum Inc.NorthamNortham's Railway History from Gold Rush Days to the present
Nungarin Community Resource CentreNungarinMoods n' Moovie
OutcareGuildfordMorning Tea Celebrating Seniors
Pakistanis in Australia Inc.GreenwoodMatters of the Heart : poetry evening
Perth Playback Theatre Inc.LesmurdieGrandparents Sharing Stories
Quairading Community Resource Centre Inc.QuairadingSeniors Kite Day Out
RSL Care WA (Jurien Bay)MenoraTurquoise Coast Seniors Gala Luncheon
RSL Care WA Menora Gardens Aged CareMenoraSeniors Week at RSL
Shark Bay Community Resource CentreDenhamSeniors Luncheons
Shine Community ServicesCottesloeBirthday Extravaganza!
Shire of BoddingtonBoddingtonNew Activities Seniors Week
Shire of CarnarvonCarnarvonRoy Orbison Tribute Show and Dinner
Shire of CoolgardieKambalda WestSeniors Celebration
Shire of CorriginCorriginCorrigin TAI CHI in the Park
Shire of CranbrookCranbrookShire of Cranbrook Seniors' Day Out
Shire of DenmarkDenmarkShire of Denmark Seniors Luncheon "Australiana"
Shire of Donnybrook - BalingupDonnybrook2016 Seniors Week - Celebrate Later Life
Shire of DumbleyungDumbleyungSeniors Week 2016- Educating the Elderly
Shire of KatanningKatanningSeniors Spring Dance
Shire of Lake GraceLake GraceSeniors Matinee Cabaret
Shire of Manjimup Home and Community CareManjimupSeniors Celebration
Shire of Merredin - Cummins TheatreMerredinAlways….  Patsy Cline
Shire of MingenewMingenewMingenew Senior of the Year Awards
Shire of MukinbudinMukinbudinLong Table Dinner in The Shed
Shire of MurrayPinjarra"Elders in Wonderland" tea party with giant garden games
Shire of NorthamNorthamSilver Fair
Shire of NorthamptonNorthamptonSeniors by the Sea
Shire of Three SpringsThree SpringsSeniors Day Trip and Concert -Neil Diamond Tribute
Shire of Victoria PlainsCalingiriVictoria Plains Seniors Thank You Lunch
Shire of Wongan - BalliduWongan HillsTurn Back Time Cinema
Shire of Wyndham East KimberleyKununurraSeniors Morning Tea
Silver ChainGreenfieldsThe Sands of Time
South Lake Ottey Family & Neighbourhood CentreSouth LakeCelebrating Diversity with Dance
South West Senior's Expo Inc.BunburySouth West Seniors' Expo 2016
South West Womens Health and Information CentreBunburyEngage Our Five Senses
Southern Cross Community Resource Centre /Shire of YilgarnYilgarnAlways… Patsy Cline - theatre and pre show dinner
Tammin Senior Citizens Assn. Inc.TamminTammin & Districts Seniors Fun Games and Skin Checks
The Bethanie Group Inc.ClaremontA Drumming Workshop: An intergenerational and multicultural event
The Bethanie Group Inc.ClaremontBethanie Kingsley Animal Farm Visit
The Western Australian Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Assoc. Inc.East Victoria ParkSeniors Lunch 2016-Bringing Generations together
Town of Mosman Park (with Town of Cottesloe and Shire of Peppermint Grove)Mosman ParkSeniors Week Morning Tea
Volunteer South West with Bethanie Maali Social CentreBunburyHave A Go Day Outing in Perth
WA Deaf Society Inc.Perth BCCelebrating Deaf Seniors: Meeting and Greeting the new CEO
West Australian OperaCloisters SquareOpera in the Studio
West Australian Tamil Seniors Association (WATSA)RossmoyneMulticultural Day
Wickepin Community Resource CentreWickepinBlending of Generations
Wyalkatchem Community Cares Inc.WyalkatchemHave Bus Will Travel will visit our Region
Wyalkatchem Men's Shed Inc.WyalkatchemStarry skies to City Lights