Media Statements

For Portfolio: Seniors and Ageing

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

25/11/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Final chance to have your say on the WA Seniors Strategy

16/11/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Awards honour outstanding WA Seniors

9/11/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Have a Go Day gets better with age

8/11/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

The Golden Lens photography competition for seniors now open

6/11/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors Week proves age is just a number

21/10/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Community organisations and local governments share in grants for Seniors Week events

18/10/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Major milestone for seniors’ safety

7/10/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Ageism Awareness Day an opportunity for positive change

9/08/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Comprehensive consultation phase of Seniors Strategy complete

2/08/2022

Cook; Punch

Commerce; Seniors and Ageing

Retirement village law reform to make village life fairer and easier

1/08/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Nominations for 2022 WA Seniors Awards now open

1/08/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Grants will make Seniors Week events memorable

27/07/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

$26 million in Cost of Living Rebate payments on the way to seniors

7/07/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Hard copy WA Seniors Card Discount Directory returns

15/06/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day shines a light on a major issue

14/06/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

New guide to help deal with elder abuse

1/06/2022

Punch

Small Business; Seniors and Ageing

Seniors’ Safety and Security Rebate a boost to WA small businesses

31/05/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Winners of 'Golden Lens' photography competition announced

2/05/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Safety and Security Rebate payments exceed $4 million

29/04/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Consultation under way to shape new Seniors Strategy

30/03/2022

Punch; Quigley

Seniors and Ageing; Attorney General

Elder Rights WA launched to protect seniors’ rights across WA

1/03/2022

Carey; Punch

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Perth Hills set to get much needed aged care accommodation

17/01/2022

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Shutterbugs set to get snapping in new photography competition for WA Seniors Card members

25/11/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

2021 WA Seniors Awards winners announced

17/11/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Updated toolkit supporting WA seniors to live their best lives

10/11/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

WA Seniors Strategy will put older Western Australians at front of mind

7/11/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors Week 2021 kicks off today

1/10/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

International Day of Older Persons focuses on inclusion of older people within increasingly digital world

22/08/2021

McGowan; Punch; Papalia

Premier; Seniors and Ageing; Police

McGowan Government restores $400 Safety and Security Rebate

28/07/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Extra support for thousands of WA’s seniors

12/07/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Vulnerable seniors peak body to continue

15/06/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

New Elder Rights WA to combat elder abuse across WA

15/06/2021

Punch

Seniors and Ageing

Western Australians called upon to prevent and stop elder abuse

2/06/2021

Buti; Punch

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

New Kalamunda aged care development site goes to market

14/04/2021

Ellery; Punch

Education and Training; Disability Services; Seniors and Ageing

Connecting WA’s growing disability and aged care sector with job-ready workers

18/01/2021

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Lotterywest funding to support volunteer research and training

23/12/2020

Cook; Saffioti; Murray

Health; Planning; Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government cuts red tape, making aged care more available

18/12/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Recovery Plan grants to strengthen connectivity to community for WA seniors

13/11/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

WA Seniors Awards winners show the way in 2020

11/11/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Additional funding to expand support for those experiencing elder abuse

7/11/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

WA Seniors set to be celebrated with Seniors Week back for 2020

26/10/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Thank a Volunteer Day Grants to see volunteers celebrated across Western Australia

26/10/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Financial counsellors join the fight against elder abuse thanks to new Advocare training program

31/08/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

New rules to keep funds for a future funeral safe

26/08/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Social Connectivity Grants to strengthen seniors’ ties to community

23/07/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Cost of Living continues to support seniors in Western Australia

25/06/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

COTA At Home Guide launched to help combat elder abuse

18/06/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Funding boost to help combat elder abuse in the community

15/06/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Call to all Western Australians to help stop elder abuse

19/03/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Restrictions placed on visits to aged care facilities

26/02/2020

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Grants to foster age-friendly communities

9/12/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering

Lotterywest supporting Bridgetown arts and seniors facilities

18/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

WA Government launches 10-year plan to prevent elder abuse

16/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

State’s most remarkable older people recognised at 2019 WA Seniors Awards

15/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Elder abuse awareness roadshows for regional WA

13/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing; Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government boosts support for Seniors Recreation Council

12/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Have a Go Day hitting the shores of Burswood Park tomorrow

10/11/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors Week 2019 celebrations underway

28/10/2019

Cook; Murray; Saffioti

Health; Seniors and Ageing; Planning

New policy to cut red tape and improve aged care planning

23/10/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

State Government and Bankwest host roundtable to combat financial elder abuse

16/10/2019

Tinley; Murray

Housing; Seniors and Ageing

Ageing with Choice framework offers housing direction for seniors

9/09/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Nominations open for 2019 WA Seniors Awards

16/08/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Grants available for age-friendly and dementia-friendly initiatives

14/08/2019

Wyatt; Murray

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Construction starts on innovative new aged care facility in Claremont

15/06/2019

Murray; McGurk

Seniors and Ageing; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

Strategy launched as State Government joins Bankwest to combat financial elder abuse

21/05/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Funding certainty for frontline in battle against elder abuse

21/04/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

State Budget to deliver increased support in fight against elder abuse

19/03/2019

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Federal Government must adequately fund National Plan for Elder Abuse

20/11/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

State Government welcomes elder abuse inquiry’s final report

17/11/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Perth butcher Vince Garreffa honoured with top seniors award

11/11/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors Week set to celebrate contributions of older Western Australians

9/11/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Have a Go Day shows Western Australians that age is no barrier

7/11/2018

Templeman

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors Awards recognise remarkable older Western Australians

22/10/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors Week grants to celebrate older Western Australians

13/09/2018

Murray; Quigley

Seniors and Ageing; Attorney General

Elder abuse report to complement McGowan Government’s agenda

6/09/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors with home medical alarms encouraged to access NBN savings

31/08/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

WA Seniors Awards announce two new categories as nominations open

20/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering; Seniors and Ageing

Strong Mind, Strong Game builds mental resilience in Derby

17/07/2018

Murray

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering; Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government delivers $3.3 million of quality sporting projects for Broome

9/07/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Winning Life in Pictures films highlight ageing issues

6/07/2018

Saffioti; Murray; Cook

Lands; Seniors and Ageing; Health

Land made available for aged care facility in Westonia

27/06/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

McGowan Government working to make WA more age-friendly

15/06/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day shining a light on hidden exploitation

13/06/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Landmark summit to tackle growing scourge of elder abuse

25/05/2018

Murray; Johnston

Seniors and Ageing; Commerce and Industrial Relations

Prepaid funeral protections to safeguard seniors

10/05/2018

Cook; Murray

Health; Seniors and Ageing

Collie aged care facility given new lease of life

23/04/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

WA Seniors Card celebrates 30 years of benefits for older Western Australians

20/04/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Community services improved thanks to Lotterywest

20/02/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

WA supports a national plan to combat elder abuse

13/02/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Films to highlight the positives of growing older

13/02/2018

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Grants to make WA communities more age-friendly

31/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors invited to Have a Go at Burswood

31/10/2017

Saffioti; Murray

Lands; Seniors and Ageing

Collie's ValleyView Residence upgrades one step closer

29/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

WA Seniors Week celebrates active ageing

24/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Super seniors honoured by awards

13/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Finalists announced for WA Seniors Awards

11/10/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Purple Road raises awareness of elder abuse

29/08/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Seniors have their say at McGowan Government community forums

20/07/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Grants to build age-friendly communities

11/07/2017

Murray

Seniors and Ageing

Life in Pictures winners fight ageism with film