Seniors Week

Seniors Week, held annually in August, provides an opportunity to value older people in our communities through celebrating the contribution and commitment they make to the Moreton Bay region.


Seniors Week Fund

Seniors Week will be held 19-27 August and provides an opportunity to value older people in our communities through celebrating the contribution and commitment they make to the Moreton Bay region.

To view Council’s financial assistance opportunities, please refer to the Fund Guidelines [PDF 220KB] 

Funding dates
Funding Round Open      Funding Round Closed Available Funding
March 1 5.00pm, May 1 Up to $1,000

Who can apply? 

  • An incorporated not-for-profit organisation or a company limited by guarantee that has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a charity, tax exempt fund or deductible gift recipient.  Unincorporated groups are eligible to apply, providing that their application is made through an eligible organisation acting as an auspice
  • Must have $20 million Public Liability Insurance
  • Must have acquitted all previous Moreton Bay Regional Council grants
  • Must have no outstanding debt to Council 

Who is ineligible to apply? 

  • Government agencies
  • Schools, unless the proposed initiative will involve the wider community
  • Churches, unless the proposed initiative can be considered to be in addition to the core business of the church
  • Political groups 

Please refer to the Fund Guidelines (PDF) for more information on Council's eligibility criteria.

How to apply

Applications are accepted online and are now open!

Apply now

Seniors Week Fund Outcome Reports 

Successful applicants are required to return an outcome report to Council within six (6) weeks of project completion. 

The Outcome Report requires you to demonstrate you have spent the funds as detailed in your original grant application. Please provide documentation such as photographs and participant feedback. 

Council reserves the right to request tax invoices and receipts as per the Funding Agreement in the Fund Guidelines (PDF).

 Please submit your outcome report via SmartyGrants.  

If you have forgotten your password, please follow the prompts to reset. Alternatively email or call the Community Grants Team on (07) 3205 0555 for assistance.

How can Council support your celebrations? 

There are a range of free and/or subsidised services and equipment items on offer to community groups and organisations. 

Seniors Week 2016 

The Moreton Bay region celebrated Seniors Week in style, with well attended community Expo's at Strathpine and Bribie Island, along with celebrations at Caboolture Historical Village drawing crowds from across the region. To view some of the highlights, please visit the Dickson Seniors Council Facebook page.

For more information 

If you require further information, please contact our Community and Cultural Programs team:

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