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Get set for Queensland Seniors Month this October:

Celebrating the contributions of older residents and fostering social connections will be the focus when Ipswich celebrates Queensland Seniors Month this October.

Queensland Seniors Month runs from 1 to 31 October and this year has the theme ‘social connections’ to encourage all generations to connect and celebrate the contribution of seniors.

In Ipswich, a range of community activities are planned with the Ipswich Seniors Expo on Tuesday 11 October at Ipswich Showgrounds the main event locally.

The expo is being delivered in partnership with Able Australia and is an opportunity for seniors and members of the community to connect, share and engage.

A range of service providers who can support seniors will be showcased at the expo.”

Throughout the month of October people of all ages, cultures, and abilities will come together and connect, celebrating the essential roles that older people play in our communities. All in all, it is going to be a connect fest!

The Ipswich Seniors Expo is on Tuesday 11 October from 10am to 1pm at Ipswich Showgrounds Exhibition and Display Centre, 81 Warwick Road, Ipswich.

Check out the best in local theatre:

Support local theatre and head to Ipswich Little Theatre to check out their latest show –

Deliver us from Mama

September 22 to October 8 2022

Mama can’t help but meddle in the lives of her children, she has outdone herself this time.

She arranges a family get-together in California so she can help each of them “make their lives more successful”, however her son’s wife goes into labor, there’s a strange alien encounter, a last-minute wedding, off-their-rockers relatives, a wild, high-speed police chase, a crazy session in night court and so much more.

Fasten your seatbelts!


Kids Club – Sustainability in your Backyard with Kate Wall

Queens Park Environmental Education Centre


Children and families can find out more about building habitat, plants and ideas on projects to help kick-start your home habitat garden. Local garden guru Kate Wall will share her tips for creating a haven for wildlife including insects and birds.

In this workshop participants will:

– Learn more about the animals, insects and other wildlife in your backyard
– Learn about ways to build simple habitats out of found objects
– Learn more about ways you can re-use food scraps in your garden to help your garden thrive

Registrations are essential. Please ensure you register a ticket for everyone in your group. This workshop is designed for children aged 5 years and older.


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