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About NSW Seniors Festival
In 2018 the Festival will celebrate its 60th year. NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere, reaching up to 500,000 seniors each year.
If you are over 60, NSW Seniors Festival gives you the chance to make new friends or get together with old ones at an array of local community events, many which are free or heavily discounted.
Presented by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS), NSW Seniors Festival is designed to celebrate the role seniors play and the contributions they make to the NSW community, aligning to the policy objective of inclusive communities.
Every year during NSW Seniors Festival, government, community and commercial organisations hold hundreds of events across the state, encompassing art, sport, music, entertainment, technology, recreation, health, good nutrition and much more!
Who is NSW Seniors Festival for?
people over 60
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over the age of 50
people over 50 that have a lifelong disability
Each year, FACS directly supports around 800,000 people, reaches a further one million people through local community-based programs, and provides over a million Seniors Cards.
Our work is broad and challenging. Every day we strive to improve lives by supporting:
people with disability, so they can realise their potential
children and young people, so they have the best possible start to life and are protected from abuse and neglect
people in vulnerable circumstances, so they have suitable, stable and sustainable accommodation and services that support them to overcome disadvantage
communities to become more resilient and inclusive
families, so they are safe from domestic, family and sexual violence
Aboriginal people, so they have the same social and economic opportunities as other Australians
seniors, so they experience the benefits of living longer