Celebrating Our Seniors


3 February 2002

National Party Member for Lismore, Thomas George was pleased that $6,000 in funding has been allocated to 10 seniors groups in the Lismore electorate to assist in local activities planned for the Seniors Citizens Week 2003.

"The grants provided through the Department Ageing, Disability and Home Care assist organisations diversify and organise events that are of interest and informative to members, from writing competitions, concerts, bus trips, card tournaments to an old fashioned bush dance.

Activities have been planned for Lismore, Casino, Kyogle, Nimbin and Goonellabah with a large range to choose from. The allocations were made to: $500 Caroona Kalina Nursing Home
$500 Casino/Kyogle HACC Flexible Service
$500 Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Assoc. Lismore
$500 Computer Pals for Seniors
$500 Goonellabah Senior Citizens Social Club
$1000 Kyogle & Citizens Sunshine Club
$1000 Lismore City Council
$500 Lismore Senior Citizens Social Club
$500 Nimbin Health & Welfare Assoc
$500 Upper Clarence Valley Seniors Week Committee

"'Best Time for Ages' is the theme for 2003 Seniors Week and I am sure many people will gather together and enjoy this opportunity to celebrate," said Thomas George.

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403  Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.