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The NSW Seniors Festival is an annual NSW Government event auspiced by Family and Community Services (FACS) and is the largest celebration for people over 60 in the southern hemisphere.

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It is also for people aged 50 and older who have a lifelong disability or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The NSW Seniors Festival encourages seniors to actively participate in the community and provides them with opportunities to:

  • remain active, healthy and independent throughout the ageing process
  • learn, develop and educate themselves at any age
  • develop and expand their social networks
  • share their wealth of wisdom and breadth of life-experience with younger generations.

Seniors Festival 2020

Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the Seniors Festival 2020 Achievement Awards.

Opening Ceremony

The Tweed Seniors Festival Opening Ceremony will be held on Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 10am at Tweed Heads Civic and Cultural Centre Auditorium.

RSVP to the Opening Ceremony by Friday 7 February 2020 for catering purposes on (07) 5569 3110 or

Festival Program

Not yet available, please check closer to the time.

Host an Event

If you are an organisation and you'd like to host an event during Seniors Festival, please download the Event Nomination Form (176kB PDF) and return it by Friday 13 December.

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