Seniors Festival

The Victorian Seniors Festival "Learn, Love, Live" returns this October with a range of live, local and online events—giving more seniors more opportunities to get involved.

Enjoy a range of great live and local events in your community or further afield. Make the most of free travel to visit Melbourne, attend events, or catch up with family and friends.

To check out what’s on and find out more about the Victorian Seniors Festival.

Nominate a champion

Council is celebrating the Seniors Festival by presenting celebration boxes to 25 older residents who made significant contributions to the Macedon Ranges community.

Community can nominated a resident over the age of 65 (or over the age of 50 if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) who has contributed to the community. For example:

  • To a community group
  • To family life
  • At work
  • By keeping physically and mentally active
  • To arts and culture
  • By making a difference to the environment
  • As a First Nations elder
  • To LGBTI pride
  • As a COVID or Volunteer champion.

Nominees will be considered on the basis of their contribution to the local community, how they demonstrate active ageing and promote a positive image of older people. Examples may include contributions to a community groups, family life or work, keeping mentally and physically active, making a difference to the environment, or even as volunteer champion. 

Nominations are now open until Sunday 1 October 2023.

Submit your nomination

Celebration boxes will be presented at an event on Friday 20 October, 10.30am to 12.30pm at Kyneton Mechanics Institute, 81 Mollison Street, Kyneton.

RSVP essential. Call Sharon Gill on (03) 5422 0333 or email