Health and lifestyle programs for our senior citizens
Stay fit, stay independent, stay connected. With a great range of health and lifestyle programs for our senior citizens, Devonport is the best place to spend the best years of your life.
Seniors Week (17-23 October) is an opportunity for Tasmanians of all ages to join together and celebrate the valuable contributions of older people within our community.
If your Community group or Service Club would like to get involved pleasesubmit an Expression of Interest by 16 September 2022.
Talk to Us
You can contact our Community Development team on 03 6424 0511 if you have a comment about an issue that affects older citizens or suggestions for a new service or program for seniors, we’d like to hear about it.
We provide volunteering opportunities through our paranaple arts centre, Bass Strait Maritime Centre and community events. For more information visit our Volunteering page.
The Australian Government’s premier source of information for Australians is located at www.seniors.gov.au and provides you with a single point of access to Government and non-Government information and services for older Australians.
The Tasmanian Government provides a card giving business and government savings to seniors. This is called the Seniors Card. Almost 600 businesses and services support the Seniors Card Program, offering a diverse range of savings on products and services to Senior Card holders throughout Tasmania. The Seniors Card can bring savings to seniors on the following types of products and services:
- Automotive Supplies & Services
- Building & Renovation Supplies
- Clothing & Accessories
- Dining Out
- Dry Cleaning & Laundry Services
- Fitness Centres & Pools
- Food & Beverage
- Funeral Services
- Gardens & Nurseries
- Gift Lines
- Hairdressing & Beauty
- Home Decoration & Furnishings
- Jewellery, Watches & Clocks
- Real Estate
- Tourist Attractions
The Seniors Card is provided free to all Tasmanian residents, 60 years of age and over, and who are not in paid employment of more than 20 hours per week. Contact Seniors Card at https://www.communities.tas.gov.au/csr/programs_and_services/seniors_card or phone them on 1300 13 55 13.