Seniors Month

Seniors make a huge contribution through employment, volunteering, grand-parenting, and guiding our future. We invite you to join us to celebrate Seniors Month in October.

Seniors Month is a chance to celebrate the important role older people play in our community. This year, Seniors Month celebrates social connections. It's about connecting people of all ages, cultures, and abilities. Read all about how you can become involved at

  • Throughout the month of October people of all ages, cultures, and abilities will come together and connect, celebrating the essential roles that older people play in our communities.  All in all, it’s going to be a connect fest!

    Morning Tea and Music in Gympie on 13 October

    Come along for special guest speaker and pianist, scones and jam at the Seniors Citizens Centre from 10am. $5 a head for morning tea. No booking required

    Cheers and Beers at Amamoor on 15 October

    Get together from 5:30pm on the Village Green with food, drinks, musicians and fun activities for our Seniors. Meals available at menu prices, discounted desserts for seniors. No booking required

    Bush Poets Breakfast at Curra on 16 October

    Breakfast, music and bush poetry at 8am at the Curra Community Hall to bring everyone together. $15 a head includes full buffet breakfast. Bookings email or call/text Doug 0404 482 165 or Laura 0438 277 774

    Tai Chi and Morning Tea in Kilkivan on 19 October

    Get in the flow with Tai Chi and art therapy session at 9am, followed by morning tea at Kilkivan Public Hall. Activities and morning tea are free. Bookings call/text Rosie on 0407 699 620 or email

    Sunday BBQ at Tin Can Bay on 23 October

    Celebrate our Seniors with lunch from 1pm, raffles and live entertainment at the Tin Can Bay RSL Hall. BBQ meals available at menu prices, first 15 seniors get a free burger. No booking required

    Gympie Regional Libraries host a range of events and activities for Seniors.

    Find out What’s On at

    For more information about Seniors Month in the Gympie region contact Council’s Community Development Team on 1300 307 800 or email

  • Nominations open now for the 2022 Gympie Region Senior Citizen of the Year Awards!

    Do you know a Gympie region resident 60+ years of age who has made a noteworthy contribution during the past 12 months or has given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years? 

    Nominate that special senior now on-line at

    The male and female Senior Citizen of the Year will be announced by Mayor Hartwig on Monday 31 October 2022. 

    Hard copy nomination forms are also available at Gympie Regional Libraries and council customer contact points.

    Nominations close 5pm Thursday 20 October 2022.

  • For information about support and services for older Queenslanders, visit

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