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.


Organisation Project Name Amount
Australian Pensioners and Superannuants League QLD Seniors Week Luncheon and Art Exhibition $500.00
Bayside Kindergarten and Childcare Garden Arts and Crafts Day $1,000.00
Canossa Services The Magic of Life $1,000.00
Carina Meals on Wheels Inc Lunch is on us $375.00
Carina Men’s Shed Inc Carina Men’s Shed 10th Anniversary Celebration $1,000.00
Carina Senior Citizens Club Inc Seniors Week Concert & Lunch $1,000.00
Carindale VIEW Club Carindale VIEW Club – Seniors Week luncheon $433.00
Co.As.It. Community Services Ltd. Knowledge is Power $1,000.00
ComLink Ltd The “Seeing Seniors” Festival $1,000.00
Community Plus Queensland Inc Seniors Together – Brisbane Now $1,000.00
Darling Point Special School Students and Seniors Fun Day! $1,000.00
Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland Limited t/as Diversicare Multicultural Elders Celebration $1,000.00
Fiji Senior Citizens Assn of Qld Inc Multicultural dinner $1,000.00
Fitzgibbon Community Centre Ltd Seniors Week Cross Cultural Connection $500.00
Geebung Zillmere Bald hills Aspley Sub Branch Inc Active luncheon for Seniors $1,000.00
Inala & District Pensioners Affiliate Inc Seniors Week Celebration $240.00
Inala Community House Skylarkers Seniors Week $1,000.00
Inala Community House Musical Morning Tea Seniors Week Celebration $725.00
Latin American Community of Australia (QLD) Inc. Senior’s Week $1,000.00
Mount Gravatt Community Centre Inc. Mount Gravatt Seniors Week Cross-Cultural Experience $1,000.00
Queensland AIDS Council Inc. Silvers Screens & Silver Rainbows $1,000.00
Queensland Police Service Over 50’s Health and Safety Expo $1,000.00
St Mary of the Cross Primary School Seniors around the world $600.00
Tamil Senior Citizens’ Association (QLD) Inc.. TSCAQ – Senior Citizens’ week 2019 $1,000.00
The Anglican Parish of Kenmore/Brookfield Loneliness and Community Support $1,000.00
The Community Place Living Your Best Life in the Community $1,000.00
Wynnum 60 and Better Programme Inc. Walkabout Manly $1,000.00

Central Queensland

Organisation Project Name Amount
Aged Care Monto Inc. Country Music Night $1,000.00
Banana Shire Council Banana Shire Seniors Week Luncheon $1,000.00
Baralaba Community Aged Care Association Inc. Let’s Come Together Baralaba $1,000.00
Barcoo Shire Council Barcoo Seniors Day 2019 $780.00
Bundaberg & District Neighbourhood Centre Inc Tapas for Seniors $670.00
Bundaberg Regional Council Finding Your Feet / Free Community Movie $1,000.00
Creative Gladstone Region Inc Tea and Art with Gladstone Region Seniors $1,000.00
Gladstone Regional Libraries Playtime with the Grandies $700.00
Gladstone Regional Council Mayors Seniors Morning Tea $1,000.00
Livingstone Shire Council Celebrating Seniors across the Shire $1,000.00
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc. Connecting Communities $1,000.00
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc. Seniors United – Sandy Straits Day Trip $1,000.00
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc. Mini Expo $1,000.00
Maryborough and District Committee On The Ageing Inc. Happy Days $1,000.00
North Burnett Community Service Mundubbera Seniors Celebration $990.00
Queensland Country Women’s Association Ambrose Branch QCWA Ambrose Seniors Day $750.00
Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association PCYC Gladstone – Celebrating Seniors in 2019 $1,000.00
Returned & Services League of Australia (Queensland Branch) Nanango Sub-Branch Inc. Seniors Activity Morning and luncheon $910.00
Rockhampton 60 & Better Program Inc Cultural Diversity through Music $1,000.00
Tambo Multipurpose Centre Seniors Week Morning Tea $1,000.00
YMCA of Bundaberg Inc. 60 and Better 25th Birthday $1,000.00

Far North Queensland

Organisation Project Name Amount
Arts Nexus Inc. Amazing Greys $1,000.00
Babinda District Community Association Inc. Oldie Goldie’s Movie Matinee $1,000.00
Babinda District Community Association Inc. Cuppa Fitness $1,000.00
Cairns and District Senior Citizens Association Inc. Walk to the beat of your Drum! $1,000.00
Cooktown District Community Centre Big Day Out 2019 $1,000.00
Croydon Shire Council Barramundi Discovery Centre Seniors Tour $643.00
Douglas Shire Community Services Association Ltd T/A Mossman Support Services Seniors Day Out $1,000.00
Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre Inc. Seniors Talking Technology $700.00
Roman Catholic Trust Corporation for the Diocese of Cairns-CentacareFNQ Cultivating cultural wellbeing. $700.00
Tablelands Regional Council Tablelands Seniors “Come & Try” Information Day $1,000.00

North Coast

Organisation Project Name Amount
Australian Pensions and Superannuants League Caloundra Inc. 20th Amateur Fun Walk & Forum $1,000.00
ComLink Ltd. The Seeing Seniors Festival $1,000.00
Ithaca-Caloundra City Life Saving Club Inc. The Grey Medallion $1,000.00
Suncare Community Services Suncare’s Seniors Expo –Where the Fun Never Gets Old $1,000.00
Sunshine Coast Libraries DNA and Genealogy – Who’s Your Daddy? $1,000.00
Sunshine Coast Regional Council Seniors Ballet Classes with QLD Ballet $1,000.00
U3A Redcliffe Inc. Showcasing Skills and Education in the Third Age $900.00
Women Initiating New Directions Organization Inc (WINDO) Laugh Out Loud $1,000.00

North Queensland

Organisation Organisation  
Bowen Old People’s Home Society T/A Murroona Gardens Seniors Week 2019 $1,000.00
Burdekin Shire Council Seniors Week Expo & Luncheon $1,000.00
Carpentaria Shire Council Normanton and Karumba Senior lunch $1,000.00
Cloncurry Shire Council Don’t Shoot the Piano Man’ Cloncurry Senior’s Week $1,000.00
Hinchinbrook Community Support Centre Spring Fever Seniors Morning Tea $1,000.00
Isaac Regional Council Isaac Coast Seniors’ Wellbeing Expo $1,000.00
Isaac Regional Council Nebo ‘eng-AGED Seniors’ Program $1,000.00
Isaac Regional Council Moranbah Intergenerational Xchange $1,000.00
Mackay Regional Council 2019 Mackay Seniors Expo $1,000.00
Townsville Community Legal Service Inc Celebrating Townsville Seniors $1,000.00

South East

Organisation Project Name Amount
Bay Islands Community Services Inc. Health and Wellbeing $1,000.00
Beenleigh and Districts Senior Citizens Centre Inc. Trivia Day $1,000.00
Co.As.It. Community Services Ltd. Seniors Week Luncheon Party $1,000.00
Flexible Living Ltd. Flexible Living’s Cultural Day $1,000.00
Kingston East Neighbourhood Group Inc. Old but Gold High Tea $595.00
Loganlea Community Association Inc. Celebrate Seniors $1,000.00
Logan’s Helping Hands Inc Helping Hand’s Seasoning for Cultural Success $1,000.00
Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast Ltd. International Cafe $1,000.00
Multilink Community Services Inc. Living Well Expo $1,000.00
Nerang and Districts Meals on Wheels Seniors Week Activity: Meals and Melodies $1,000.00
Palm Beach Share – N – Care Centre Inc. Seniors Social Activities Week $1,000.00
Reconciliation Queensland Incorporated Cultural Connections $1,000.00
Redland Bay Tennis Club Fun Tennis Day $892.00
Redland City Bands Inc. Senior Citizens Concert $670.00
Redland City Council Seniors Variety Concert $1,000.00
Southport Croquet Club Inc. Croquet for Seniors 2019 $375.00
The Migrant Centre Organisation Inc. Multifaith Seniors Celebration $1,000.00
U3A Twin Towns Inc. Healthy Mind and Body Expo $885.00

South West

Organisation Project Name Amount
Balonne Shire Council An Enjoyable Morning for our Senior Citizens $1,000.00
Beaucare Mind & Body Festival $1,000.00
Bindarra Children’s Daycare Centre Inc. Bindarra invites Nowlanvil to Play $400.00
Care Goondiwindi Assn Inc. Seniors Celebration Day $1,000.00
Charleville and District Community Support Association Inc. Senior’s Week 2019 $1,000.00
Laidley Community Centre Inc. Magic for the Ages $1,000.00
Lockyer Information & Neighbourhood Centre Inc. Over 50’s Lifestyle Expo $1,000.00
Lockyer Valley Regional Council Laidley Luncheon $1,000.00
Lowood Senior Citizens Club Inc. Lowood Seniors Day Event $1,000.00
Maranoa Regional Council Senior’s Week Celebrations $1,000.00
National Seniors Australia Dalby Branch Miles Historical Village $1,000.00
Rosewood and District Support Centre Inc. Connecting UP $1,000.00
Somerset Regional Council Somerset Regional Seniors Event $1,000.00
Toowoomba Senior Citizens Club Inc. Seniors Citizens Club Inc Concert $1,000.00