Eight local organisations are to receive grants for Seniors Week activities planned in the Lismore electorate during March, Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George said today.

“These grants are provided through Ageing, Disability & Home Care to assist with the organisation of local Seniors Week programs.

"Applications are only accepted from non-profit, volunteer organisations, local government and community groups,” Mr George said.

Successful recipients of the grants include –

$500   Lismore Senior Citizens Inc Social Club
$500   Nimbin Aged Care & Respite Services
$600   Tweed Shire Seniors Citizens Week Committee
$500   Upper Clarence Valley Senior Citizens
$210   Bonalbo & District Community Hall Assoc. Inc.
$500   Kyogle Citizens Sunshine Club
$500   Kyogle District Care Connections Inc
$500   U3A Northern Rivers (Lismore) Inc.

“With events proposed throughout the district, I offer my assistance to all senior citizens who are interested in becoming aware of the various functions being organised,” said Mr George.

Seniors Week is held during 20-27 March.

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:

Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.