Supporting our Seniors
Annual Mobility Scooter Convoy
Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in the 2022 Mobility Scooter Convoy.
It was great day despite not achieving any new world records!
The current world record is held by a Canadian city with 159 scooters. Hervey Bay currently hold the Australian Record with 172 mobility aids.
We will try again to break the record in September 2023.
Seniors Focused Groups and Clubs
• The Halcro Street Community Centre - Seniors in focus
• Hervey Bay Sixty and Better
• Older Men Unlimited
• Men's Sheds
• Bridge Clubs
• Bowls Clubs
• Golf Clubs
• Seniors Lifestyle Groups
• Senior Citizens Centre
• Australian Pensioners & Supperannuants League
Seniors in Focus
Seniors in Focus is a program which supports and encourages all seniors in the Fraser Coast community to:
- Live productive, enjoyable lives
- Be independent and make informed choices for their own wellbeing
- Participate in activities and interests of their own choosing
- Access services to stay healthy, mobile and safe
LOCATION: Halcro Street Community Centre
ADDRESS: 30 Halcro Street, Pialba
PHONE: 07 4194 2441
Or contact our Seniors Liaison Officer Juls De Waard via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Halcro Street Community Centre
Offers access to:
• Information and referrals
• Individual support
• Seniors directories and resources
• Senior services support
• Safe scooter education sessions
• Specialised seniors events
• Centre Programs (listed below)
• Project groups
Current programs offered at Halcro Street Community Centre
Hit and Giggle Table Tennis
Play for fun and exercise.
Thursdays from 1pm-3pm.
Do It Yourself Tai Chi
Enjoy building your strength and moving your body at your own pace.
Mondays from 10am-12pm.
Halcro Street Community Garden
Individual plots available for hire. Volunteers welcome to assist with the maintenance and on-going management of activities and services.
Community Art Group
You never know what you might find to paint in the Botanic Gardens!
Artists of all types and abilities gather in the Botanic Gardens near the Orchid House to work on their own pieces while sharing knowledge and experience.
Decorate glazed porcelain objects such as plates, bowls, vases or statues. Open to beginners through to experienced painters.
Fridays from 9am-12pm.
Hervey Bay Inspirations Seniors Music Group
Singing up a storm!
Rehearsal at the Torbay Tavistock Court Retirement Village. Anyone is welcome to join in for some good, old-fashioned sing-a-longs.
They perform around town at different events.
Tuesdays from 10am-12pm.
Includes Rummikub and Tri-Dominoes.
Tuesdays from 12pm-3pm
Fridays from 9am-12pm
Coffee and Chat
A fun social group that chooses a fun activity every week. From guest speakers, games, excursions, craft and so much more.
Thursdays from 10am-12pm.
Indoor Walking Group
Social Indoor Walking meet to do a series of walking movements to keep the body and brain active.
Wednesdays from 9.30am-11.30am
Rolling Bones Players Senior Drama
The drama group create, rehearse live and video productions.
It is a fun and interactive group.
Fridays from 1pm-3pm
Lots of craft and even more chatting!
Tuesdays from 9am-11am.
Seniors in Focus and Halcro Street Volunteers
Amazing people doing amazing work with incredible community spirit.
Volunteers assist across the array of projects organised by the Seniors in Focus Project and Halcro Street Community Centre.
You too can be part of their team by calling 4194 2441.