2020 DICKSON To keep our community safe,
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SENIORS EXPO

Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland

Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland provides a free, fair and independent dispute resolution service for unresolved complaints with your electricity, gas or water supplier. We can help with: • High bills, estimated bills and disputed accounts • Payment plans and access to hardship programs • Credit issues, including being debt listed • Disconnection or restriction…

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Outback Pioneers

Outback Pioneers brings outback pioneering spirit to life with ingenious and much-loved experiences and holidays in Longreach, Queensland. Here heritage meets quirky humour, big landscapes meet big hearts as the Kinnon family share their outback lifestyle and insights into iconic Australian culture. Guests can unleash their own pioneering spirit with experiences like the Cobb &…

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Queensland Rail Travel

Travelling by train offers a unique experience, where the holiday starts when you jump aboard. Queensland Rail Travel covers the largest and most comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains in Australia. Our services travel the Queensland coastline and into the outback, from Brisbane to Cairns, to Longreach and Mount Isa. Our journeys include…

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Aged and Disability Advocacy (ADA) Australia

ADA Australia is a not-for-profit, independent, community-based advocacy service with more than 25 years’ experience in supporting and improving the well-being of older people and people with disability. We provide information and individual advocacy support to people receiving or are seeking to access government funded aged care services in Queensland. We can provide free and…

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Astute Brisbane Central

At Astute we specialise in helping hard working Australians live the retirement we know they deserve, enabling them to achieve their dream retirement. You’ve worked hard your whole life. Now is the time to enjoy the lifestyle you deserve. We’re here to help you plan your your ideal retirement. Even if you’ve already retired we…

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APIA

Specialist insurer for people who are over 50 are living more and working less providing a range of insurance offerings including: Home and Contents, Car, Caravan, Motorhome, Motorcycle, Boat, Landlord and Funeral Cover. Visit our website

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Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit organisation and the national peak body for incontinence prevention, management, education, awareness, information and advocacy. With representation in each state and territory, we provide information, support and resources for individuals, carers and professionals. The National Continence Helpline (1800 33 00 66) is staffed by continence nurse specialists…

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Brisbane Seniors Online

Brisbane Seniors Online provides affordable computer training for seniors and over 50s in the Greater Brisbane area. Tuition is normally carried out on a one on one basis in the learner’s own home on their own computer or device using voluntary mentors. Training is provided on most devices including Windows PCs, laptops, Apple devices, smart…

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Dickson Seniors’ Survey

Dickson Seniors Expo Survey Top 4 Important Issues Please number the four most important issues to you (from 1 to 4) by entering the numbers into the fields below.Making the right economic choice to secure better days aheadTackling crime and the scourge of drugsSecuring Australia’s bordersTackling the rising cost of livingSecuring more and better paying…

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Inspired Outcomes

Inspired Outcomes can assist through the whole transition into retirement living or aged care homes. We are able to take the stress out of downsizing and moving for you. All aspects of moving are covered- finding a new home, selling your present home, selling unwanted furniture and items, packing, moving and unpacking. Read our brochure.…

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The Samford District Historical Museum Society Inc

Samford museum is located in station street, Samford village (next to John Scott Park) and holds an extensive display of historical buildings, farming machinery and other interesting items related to the early establishment of the Samford valley and surrounding districts, along with information on the early pioneering families, their businesses, interests and activities. Visit our…

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Association of Independent Retirees (AIR)

Advocacy is one of the most important functions undertaken by the Association on behalf of its members based on policy positions across the core areas of Aged Care, Budget, Health, Super, Tax and General to advance & protect members interests and independent lifestyles. It does so via Formal Submissions directly to decision-makers, Deputations, Representations on…

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Envigor

Your local Envigor Home Care team provides individualised personal and nursing care services to seniors, and people with a disability, living throughout Redcliffe Peninsula, west to Mango Hill and Kallangur and north, taking in Deception Bay, Burpengary, Morayfield, Caboolture and Bribie Island. Moreton provide a wide range of services in your own home. Envigor is…

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Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

The Elder Abuse Prevention Helpline is a first port-of-call for support, referrals and information about elder abuse. We provide free assistance to anyone who experiences, witnesses or suspects the abuse of an older person by someone they know and trust. All calls to our Helpline are confidential and you are welcome to remain anonymous; we…

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Uniting Care Community Seniors Enquiry Line

Seniors Enquiry Line is a statewide information and referral service for Queensland seniors, families, friends, grandparents and carers. We can help you with concessions, social activities, household assistance, retirement accommodation, financial and legal matters, health, education, transport and many other issues. Phone: 1300 135 500 Visit our website

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Amain Gymnastics

Fitter for Life – an over 50’s fitness class that aims to improve your mobility, strength, balance, coordination and flexibility in a fun, social and welcoming environment. Monday 9am – 9:45am at Dayboro Hall Thursday 9:30am – 10:15am at Amain Gymnastics, Brendale Visit our website

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St John Qld

St John Qld has a proud history of providing community support services since 1997. Today, our community services operate Queensland-wide. We pride ourselves on our person-centred approach, and it’s our goal to empower all of our customers to be independent and socially connected. We envision a diverse and inclusive community, where people are respected and…

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Uniting Care Community Time for Grandparents

In recognition of the importance of supporting families where children are being raised by their grandparents, Seniors Enquiry Line in partnership with the Queensland Government operates the “Time For Grandparents Program”. This program funded by the Department of Communities is designed to provide the children of these families with fun and interesting activities and give…

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Burnie Brae

Burnie Brae is a not-for-profit community organisation based in Chermside, QLD. Our mission is to build strong community connections by providing quality health, lifestyle and care services to seniors and younger people living with a disability. Burnie Brae’s range of services is divided into three main areas: member services, care services & allied health services.…

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Down Under Coach Tours

If the idea of driving around in a caravan doesn’t appeal to you, Down Under Coach Tours has the answer. Down Under Coach Tours is a Queensland family owned and operated company, with more than 30 years of touring experience.  Offering trips from six days to 49 days we’ve got every type of traveller and…

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Arana Hills Mens Shed

We meet at  The Arana Hills Uniting Church, cnr Cycas & Alstonia Streets, Arana Hills. We are an activity of The Arana Hills Uniting Church. We are not a hands on tool shed, we don’t have a workshop. We meet socially for friendship and chat etc, on the First and Third Friday of each Month…

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Stroke Foundation

Book a FREE health talk for your community group! More than 56,000 strokes will be experienced by Australians this year – that is one stroke every nine minutes*. But the good news is that it doesn’t need to be this way. Up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Stroke Foundation’s volunteer speakers are trained…

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Cross Country Tours

Cross Country Tours and our holiday brand, All Australian Journeys, is a family-owned company providing day tours, Australian holiday tours, selected international tours and customised group charters. We specialise in holidays for the over 50s age group. For nearly 40 years our coach tours have travelled to iconic Australian destinations as well as hidden gems…

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ScamWatch

Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams. The ACCC works with state and territory consumer protection agencies and other government agencies to promote awareness in the community about scams. The ACCC coordinates the Scams Awareness Network (SAN)…

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My Health for Life

My health for life is a Queensland Government funded program lead by Diabetes Queensland in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundations, Queensland Primary Health Network, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland and Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Heath Council. My health for life is a program designed to help Queenslanders live healthier, happier lives by improving…

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Home Instead Senior Care Brisbane North

Passionate Dedication. Extraordinary Service and Authentic Care. Home Instead Senior Care Brisbane North provides in-home care services to older Australians & their families so you can live well and independently at home. Home Instead is an approved provider of Government Home Care Packages. Unlike other Home Care Package providers, Home Instead does not charge a…

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Queensland Meals on Wheels

For more than 60 years Meals on Wheels has been delivering meals to thousands of people across Queensland with a wide variety of support needs.  Best known for delivering meals to seniors, we also serve those with disabilities, those recovering after hospitalisations or illness, and those in need of assistance. Whatever the circumstances, we can…

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Estia Health Care Albany Creek

Estia Health Albany Creek is centrally located, just minutes from local bus stops, main shopping complexes, hospitals, RSL club, bowls club and a major aquatic centre. Well-balanced and nutritious meals are freshly prepared and cooked on site under the supervision of our professional chefs. A genuine warmth and friendliness is apparent throughout the residence, which…

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BreastScreen Queensland

BreastScreen Queensland Brisbane Northside Service have reopened and recommenced breast screening after our temporary suspension in screening services earlier this year. We understand that women may still have concerns about attending for screening at this time. To minimise the risk from COVID-19, we have implemented a range of social distancing measures, hygiene practices and increased…

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Seipel Group

Our aim is to help the millions of people globally who are suffering daily from bladder weakness, and to restore the quality of life that everyone deserves. We are a Brisbane-based nutraceuticals company and we spent 20 years developing Urox®, the only clinically proven herbal formula to improve bladder control. Visit our website

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Green Apple Wellness Centre

At Green Apple Wellness Centre we think about health differently. We bring together in one place specialists in nutrition, therapy, movement and fitness. This highly-qualified team will design your holistic health solution, made up of advice, coaching and specially tailored activity and classes.Our caring community will always make you feel welcome, regardless of where you…

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Beacon Support

Beacon Support is a provider of NDIS in home support services. We assist people with high and complex health and disability support needs. We welcome your enquiry. Visit our website

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PCYC Pine Rivers

PCYC Queensland is a leading charity providing youth and community programs, services and facilities. Our signature sports include boxing, gymnastics, dance and martial arts, and we offer programs, outside school hours care, gym and fitness, and more for everyone. Our staff and volunteers have been working alongside the Queensland Police Service to meet community needs…

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Just Better Care Brisbane North

Supporting older members of the Brisbane North & Outer North community. At Just Better Care Brisbane North & Outer, we are passionate about providing services and support to help you get the most out of life – in your own home, and in your community. As locals ourselves, we offer a level of understanding that…

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Audiology Trio

We are a local independent Audiology practice that has been based in the Peninsula Specialist Centre in Kippa Ring for 10 years. We can offer independent audiological care to all ages as well as  pensioners & DVA patients. Visit our website

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U3A Pine Rivers

U3A Pine Rivers is a Seniors’ organisation of nearly 1000 members. We enjoy various activities. Some are postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. These include Coach Trips, Theatre Outings, Social Mornings and some classes. Hoever, there are currently 35 classes operating, folowing the prescribed protocols. Classes include Exercise, Yoga, iPad, History, Spanish, Italian,Book Discussion groups,…

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Pine Rivers VIEW Club

View stands for Voice, Interests and Education of Women and is a national organization with over 15,000 members in more than 300 communities supporting children’s education charity, The Smith Family. Within The Smith Family is a children’s education charity “Learning for Life.” At Pine Rivers View we support a number of  “Learning for Life” students…

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Kallangur Over Fifties Social Club Inc.

During June 2020 our Social Club should have been celebrating its 45th Birthday. However due to Covid 19 this wasn’t possible. Many of our members have been coming regularly for well over 25 years. During this time, long and lasting friendships have been made, with members catching up each week. To join, our membership fee…

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Brisbane Northside Arm Bowlers Association Inc

Brisbane Northside Arm Bowlers Association Inc play monthly tournaments at clubs from the Brisbane River north to Bribie Island and Glasshouse. However, we also play at other Clubs on a regular basis. We welcome new members to Brisbane Northside Arm Bowlers Association Inc and you do not have to be playing your bowls on the…

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MEET PETER

Peter was first elected to the Australian Parliament as the Member for Dickson in November 2001 at the age of 30 and became one of the youngest Ministers since Federation when appointed to the Ministry by Prime Minister John Howard in 2004.

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