Let’s Come Together Queensland!

It was a competitive year for subsidy applications.  A panel comprising of representatives from the Queensland Government, and two-regional community-based organisations recently joined COTA Queensland to evaluate over 165 Queensland Seniors Week subsidy applications.

Thanks to the Queensland Government, 101 groups and organisations will share in  $100,000, supporting 108 events and activities in their communities.

Below is a listing of the 2019 Queensland Seniors Week subsidy recipients.


OrganisationProject NameAmount
Australian Pensioners and Superannuants League QLDSeniors Month Luncheon and Art Exhibition$500
Bayside Kindergarten and ChildcareGarden Arts and Crafts Day$1000
Canossa ServicesThe Magic of Life$1000
Carina Meals on Wheels IncLunch is on us$375
Carina Men’s Shed IncCarina Men’s Shed 10th Anniversary Celebration$1000
Carina Senior Citizens Club IncSeniors Month Concert & Lunch$1000
Carindale VIEW ClubCarindale VIEW Club – Seniors Month luncheon$433
Co.As.It. Community Services Ltd.Knowledge is Power$1000
ComLink LtdThe “Seeing Seniors” Festival$1000
Community Plus Queensland IncSeniors Together – Brisbane Now$1000
Darling Point Special SchoolStudents and Seniors Fun Day!$1000
Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland Limited t/as DiversicareMulticultural Elders Celebration$1000
Fiji Senior Citizens Assn of Qld IncMulticultural dinner$1000
Fitzgibbon Community Centre LtdSeniors Month Cross Cultural Connection$500
Geebung Zillmere Bald hills Aspley Sub Branch IncActive luncheon for Seniors$1000
Inala & District Pensioners Affiliate IncSeniors Month Celebration$240
Inala Community HouseSkylarkers Seniors Month$1000
Inala Community HouseMusical Morning Tea Seniors Month Celebration$725
Latin American Community of Australia (QLD) Inc.Senior’s Month$1000
Mount Gravatt Community Centre Inc.Mount Gravatt Seniors Month Cross-Cultural Experience$1000
Queensland AIDS Council Inc.Silvers Screens & Silver Rainbows$1000
Queensland Police ServiceOver 50’s Health and Safety Expo$1000
St Mary of the Cross Primary SchoolSeniors around the world$600
Tamil Senior Citizens’ Association (QLD) Inc..TSCAQ – Senior Citizens’ month 2019$1000
The Anglican Parish of Kenmore/BrookfieldLoneliness and Community Support$1000
The Community PlaceLiving Your Best Life in the Community$1000
Wynnum 60 and Better Programme Inc.Walkabout Manly$1000

Central Queensland

OrganisationProject NameAmount 
Aged Care Monto Inc.Country Music Night$1000
Banana Shire CouncilBanana Shire Seniors Month Luncheon$1000
Baralaba Community Aged Care Association Inc.Let’s Come Together Baralaba$1000
Barcoo Shire CouncilBarcoo Seniors Day 2019$780
Bundaberg & District Neighbourhood Centre IncTapas for Seniors$670
Bundaberg Regional CouncilFinding Your Feet / Free Community Movie$1000
Creative Gladstone Region IncTea and Art with Gladstone Region Seniors$1000
Gladstone Regional LibrariesPlaytime with the Grandies$700
Gladstone Regional CouncilMayors Seniors Morning Tea$1000
Livingstone Shire CouncilCelebrating Seniors across the Shire$1000
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc.Connecting Communities$1000
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc.Seniors United – Sandy Straits Day Trip$1000
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc.Mini Expo$1000
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc.Happy Days$1000
North Burnett Community ServiceMundubbera Seniors Celebration$990
Queensland Country Women’s Association Ambrose BranchQCWA Ambrose Seniors Day$750
Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare AssociationPCYC Gladstone – Celebrating Seniors in 2019$1000
Returned & Services League of Australia (Queensland Branch) Nanango Sub-Branch Inc.Seniors Activity Morning and luncheon$910
Rockhampton 60 & Better Program IncCultural Diversity through Music$1000
Tambo Multipurpose CentreSeniors Month Morning Tea$1000
YMCA of Bundaberg Inc.60 and Better 25th Birthday$1000

Far North Queensland

OrganisationProject NameAmount
Arts Nexus Inc.Amazing Greys$1000
Babinda District Community Association Inc.Oldie Goldie’s Movie Matinee$1000
Babinda District Community Association Inc.Cuppa Fitness$1000
Cairns and District Senior Citizens Association Inc.Walk to the beat of your Drum!$1000
Cooktown District Community CentreBig Day Out 2019$1000
Croydon Shire CouncilBarramundi Discovery Centre Seniors Tour$643
Douglas Shire Community Services Association Ltd T/A Mossman Support ServicesSeniors Day Out$1000
Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre Inc.Seniors Talking Technology$700
Roman Catholic Trust Corporation for the Diocese of Cairns-CentacareFNQCultivating cultural wellbeing.$700
Tablelands Regional CouncilTablelands Seniors “Come & Try” Information Day$1000

North Coast

OrganisationProject NameAmount
Australian Pensions and Superannuants League Caloundra Inc.20th Amateur Fun Walk & Forum$1000
ComLink Ltd.The Seeing Seniors Festival$1000
Ithaca-Caloundra City Life Saving Club Inc.The Grey Medallion$1000
Suncare Community ServicesSuncare’s Seniors Expo –Where the Fun Never Gets Old$1000
Sunshine Coast LibrariesDNA and Genealogy – Who’s Your Daddy?$1000
Sunshine Coast Regional CouncilSeniors Ballet Classes with QLD Ballet$1000
U3A Redcliffe Inc.Showcasing Skills and Education in the Third Age$900
Women Initiating New Directions Organization Inc (WINDO)Laugh Out Loud$1000

North Queensland

OrganisationProject NameAmount
Bowen Old People’s Home Society T/A Murroona GardensSeniors Month 2019$1000
Burdekin Shire CouncilSeniors Month Expo & Luncheon$1000
Carpentaria Shire CouncilNormanton and Karumba Senior lunch$1000
Cloncurry Shire CouncilDon’t Shoot the Piano Man’ Cloncurry Senior’s Month$1000
Hinchinbrook Community Support CentreSpring Fever Seniors Morning Tea$1000
Isaac Regional CouncilIsaac Coast Seniors’ Wellbeing Expo$1000
Isaac Regional CouncilNebo ‘eng-AGED Seniors’ Program$1000
Isaac Regional CouncilMoranbah Intergenerational Xchange$1000
Mackay Regional Council2019 Mackay Seniors Expo$1000
Townsville Community Legal Service IncCelebrating Townsville Seniors$1000

South East

OrganisationProject NameAmount
Bay Islands Community Services Inc.Health and Wellbeing$1000
Beenleigh and Districts Senior Citizens Centre Inc.Trivia Day$1000
Co.As.It. Community Services Ltd.Seniors Month Luncheon Party$1000
Flexible Living Ltd.Flexible Living’s Cultural Day$1000
Kingston East Neighbourhood Group Inc.Old but Gold High Tea$595
Loganlea Community Association Inc.Celebrate Seniors$1000
Logan’s Helping Hands IncHelping Hand’s Seasoning for Cultural Success$1000
Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast Ltd.International Cafe$1000
Multilink Community Services Inc.Living Well Expo$1000
Nerang and Districts Meals on WheelsSeniors Month Activity: Meals and Melodies$1000
Palm Beach Share – N – Care Centre Inc.Seniors Social Activities Month$1000
Reconciliation Queensland IncorporatedCultural Connections$1000
Redland Bay Tennis ClubFun Tennis Day$892
Redland City Bands Inc.Senior Citizens Concert$670
Redland City CouncilSeniors Variety Concert$1000
Southport Croquet Club Inc.Croquet for Seniors 2019$375
The Migrant Centre Organisation Inc.Multifaith Seniors Celebration$1000
U3A Twin Towns Inc.Healthy Mind and Body Expo$885

South West

OrganisationProject NameAmount
Balonne Shire CouncilAn Enjoyable Morning for our Senior Citizens$1000
BeaucareMind & Body Festival$1000
Bindarra Children’s Daycare Centre Inc.Bindarra invites Nowlanvil to Play$400
Care Goondiwindi Assn Inc.Seniors Celebration Day$1000
Charleville and District Community Support Association Inc.Senior’s Month 2019$1000
Laidley Community Centre Inc.Magic for the Ages$1000
Lockyer Information & Neighbourhood Centre Inc.Over 50’s Lifestyle Expo$1000
Lockyer Valley Regional CouncilLaidley Luncheon$1000
Lowood Senior Citizens Club Inc.Lowood Seniors Day Event$1000
Maranoa Regional CouncilSenior’s Month Celebrations$1000
National Seniors Australia Dalby BranchMiles Historical Village$1000
Rosewood and District Support Centre Inc.Connecting UP$1000
Somerset Regional CouncilSomerset Regional Seniors Event$1000
Toowoomba Senior Citizens Club Inc.Seniors Citizens Club Inc Concert$1000