Do you know a senior with tireless energy and determination? Someone who puts their community and loved ones before themselves and deserves a pat on the back?

Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George MP is encouraging nominations for the 2014 NSW Seniors Week Local Achievement Awards.

“Seniors make such an important contribution to their local community,” said Mr George.

“The awards are one way in which each local community can show its appreciation for the talents, skills and generosity of this impressive group.”

Mr George said today that the awards showcase the enormous talent there is among seniors in our community.

“We are calling on people to nominate seniors who make a difference to their local community,” said Mr George.

The 2014 awards will celebrate seniors for their achievements in six categories:

Mr George said he is keen to celebrate the vital and important role seniors play within our community.

“I believe it is important to give thanks where it is due and these awards are a way of showing appreciation for these exceptional seniors,” says Mr George.

Nominations for the 2014 NSW Seniors Week Local Achievement Awards are open from Monday 27 January to Friday 28 February.

The awards will be presented to celebrate 2014 NSW Seniors Week which is being held between 15 March–23 March 2014.

For details and online nominations forms visit or call the Seniors Information Service on 131244.

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.