​The Queensland Police Service (QPS) and other government and non-government agencies have a range of resources which provide seniors with information and advice to improve their quality of life.

 

Older Wiser Safer Living in Queensland - A Handbook on Safety for Seniors

This handbook provides practical information and handy hints on personal and property security that will assist seniors to go about their daily lives feeling safe and secure.

The following versions are only available in electronic format:

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Seniors Enquiry Line

Seniors Enquiry Line is a state-wide information and referral service for Queensland seniors, families, friends, grandparents and carers.  If you have a non-urgent question, contact the Seniors Enquiry Line – they put information at the fingertips of Queensland seniors. 

They can help you with concessions, social activities, household assistance, retirement accommodation, financial and legal matters, health, education, transport and many other issues.  

Ph: 1300 135 500

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Seniors Safety Fact Sheet

The Seniors safety fact sheet provides seniors with personal safety strategies whilst in the home and travelling.

Seniors Safety Fact Sheet

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There's No Excuse for Elder Abuse

The Queensland Government has launched an Elder Abuse Awareness Campaign to raise the profile of this issue in Queensland. More information about the 2016 elder abuse prevention campaign, including materials can be found via the following link: Elder Abuse .  

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For further information please contact your local police station and ask for the Officer in Charge or the District Crime Prevention Coordinator.