Positive Ageing

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Meeting

Extraordinary Meeting

An extaordinary meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 29 January 2020...

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Water

Registration of Interest - Water

Council is calling for interested parties to register their interest in obtaining raw water or recycled water for agricultural/irrigation purposes...

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Disaster Revocery

Disaster Recovery

Council is hosting a bushfire recovery meeting on Tuesday, 28 January at 5:30pm in Nana Glen Community Hall...

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Latest News

Sod Turned

$10 Million to Kick-Start Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction of the Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park today after the Coalition Government delivered $10 million for the project...

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Australia Day Nominees 2020

Australia Day 2020

The winners of this year's Australia Day Awards will be revealed on Sunday, 26 Jan at the Botanic Garden at 9am. Meet the Nominees…

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Turtle warning

Nesting Turtles Plea for Care

Plea to public to avoid disturbing turtle nests and rare birds on local beaches by keeping dogs and vehicles away...

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Positive Ageing

Our city is home to 15,373 people over the age of 65, as recorded in our last census of 2016. This means the​ proportion of the Coffs Harbour region aged 65 years and older is 22.1%, which is greater than the proportion for New South Wales (16.2%).

We are committed to supporting the active participation of older people within our community on issues relevant to policies, programs, events, facilities and services that impact on the quality of life of older residents living in the Coffs Harbour region.

A Positive Ageing Strategy is currently in development to guide best practise on building an age friendly community.

Find local seniors clubs and groups on MyCommunity Directory.

The Australian Government's My Aged Care can give you information and access to aged care services. Did you know people over 65 need to register with My Aged Care to access support services?

There are many different services that may support you to stay in your home. Use the Help at Home finder to search for services in our City.

A Home Care Package provides a coordinated package of services tailored to meet your specific care needs. You will need to arrange an assessment by contacting My Aged Care to receive help at home.

Aged care homes can provide accommodation for you when staying in your own home is no longer the best option. You can search for organisations that provide this accommodation in your area using the aged care home finder.

For more information, contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.

NSW Seniors Festival is a week-long celebration in February of each year, and is the largest festival for seniors in the southern hemisphere. Check out how you can get involved and find out what's happening on the Coffs Coast during the festival.