The Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Seniors and Community Centre promotes active, positive, healthy ageing within the Greater Geraldton region. The QEII is conveniently located in the central business district close to the post office, shopping centre and doctor’s surgery on Durlacher St. The contact telephone number is (08) 9956 6636.
The QEII is owned and operated by the City of Greater Geraldton and is assisted by grant funding from the Department of Communities.
Facilities include a lounge room with free tea and coffee-making facilities, daily papers to read and a library. The Seniors computer room enables browsing the internet, and access to the Broadband for Seniors Kiosk and Skype facilities.
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Queen Elizabeth II Newsletter
The QEII puts out a monthly newsletter listing useful seniors information, programs and events being held at the centre.
View the current Queen Elizabeth II Newsletter.
To request a copy of the newsletter, contact the QEII on (08) 9956 6636.
QEII Seniors Resource Centre
The Seniors Resource Centre is a "one stop shop" source of information for seniors and their families on various topics such as the Seniors Card, Safety and Security Rebates, Regional Fuel Card Scheme and also refers to other senior service providers.
Thanks to funding from the Department of Local Government & Communities the vision of the Centre is to promote positive ageing and engagement with the community is achieved with the support of the following service providers:
- Australian Taxation Office
- Broadband for Seniors
- Foodbank Geraldton
- Midwest Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre
- Midwest Multicultural Association
- St John of God Palliative Care Services
- Visibility Australia
- WA Country Health Services Geraldton
QEII Senior Group Users
Senior community groups which utilise the QEII Seniors & Community Centre on a regular basis:
- Friendly Squares Dance Club
- Geraldton and Districts Seniors Action Group
- Geraldton Orchid Society
- Geraldton Voluntary Tour Guides
- National Seniors Geraldton Midwest Branch
- Pensioners Social Club
- Piccadilly Dance Club
- Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc - Geraldton
QEII Centre Programs
The QEII Seniors & Community Centre promotes social, mental and physical positive ageing and offers a varied range of programs for seniors. For further information or a newsletter please contact Rosetta at the QEII on 9956 6636.
Current programs include:
- Art Class
- Balance Gym
- Ballroom and New Vogue Dancing
- Bereavement/Loss Group
- Bus trips
- Carers Support Group
- Computer Lessons
- Cruise Club
- Discussion Group
- English as a Second Language Classes
- Friendship Group
- Free WiFi
- Gardening Club
- Geraldton Foodbank Van Visits (Wednesday/Friday)
- Indoor Bowls
- Knitting and Crochet
- Line Dancing
- Lounge room facilities - free tea/coffee
- Over 50s Gentle Gym Classes
- Pensioners Games Afternoon
- Quiz Afternoons
- Rehabilitation Gym
- Seniors Online
- Scrabble Group
- Table Tennis
- Tax Help (July to October)
- Ukulele Classes
The annual Seniors Week Celebrations with week long programs and events including 'Have a go' sessions are held in early November. Seniors Week 2016 will take place from 5 - 13 November.
Click here to view the Seniors Week 2016 Program of Events.
Click here to download a copy (2MB)
The QEII is the perfect venue for your next conference, expo, seminar or function. Choose from two large halls (that can accommodate more than 400 people and 200 people respectively), and two meeting rooms.
Click here to find out more information about hiring the QEII Seniors and Community Centre.
Department of Local Government and Communities
COTA for Older Australians
My Aged Care
Simplifying your Life Choices
Geraldton Seniors Action Group