Council’s Positive Ageing initiatives provide opportunities for people over 55 to age positively in the City of Kingston and work to create an environment where older people feel valued, respected and acknowledged for the contributions they make to the community. All projects are driven by the needs and wants of the community and are linked to Council’s Positive Ageing Plan.
Activities and Projects
Kingston Seniors Festival
More about the Kingston Seniors Festival
Your Voice Newsletter
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Senior Citizen Clubs and Activity Hubs
Find out more about Kingston Probus Clubs Network & Kingston Senior Clubs Network and Activity Hubs
For information about transport options in the City of Kingston, please download the Transport Guide.
Positive Ageing Plan 2014 - 2019
The Kingston Positive Ageing Plan is a five year strategy through which Council aims to have policies, services, settings and structures that support the development of an age friendly community in Kingston. The plan is guided by the World Health Organisation’s Age Friendly Cities Framework and outlines priorities in the following areas:
- Outdoor Spaces and Buildings
- Social Participation
- Respect and Social Inclusion
- Civic Participation and Employment
- Communication and information
- Community and Health Services
Through the plan Council aims to capture the wisdom and experience of older people and facilitate opportunities for their ongoing involvement and contribution to the Kingston community.
Download the Positive Ageing Plan 2014-2019.
Celebrating Kingston's Centenarians
Council hosted a ‘One Hundred Years of Memories Luncheon’ to celebrate lives of our Kingston residents who have reached the milestone of 100 years. The event was held at Southern Golf Club on Friday 8 November 2019, from 10.30am to 1.30pm. The Mayor opened the event and awarded participants with commemorative gifts and certificates. The Centenarians and their guests expressed appreciation and gratitude to the Council for organising the event.
For more information, please contact Kingston Council’s Positive Ageing Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org