2018 Positive Ageing Awards

The Positive Ageing Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding older Canberrans and the individuals and organisations that work with, or for, them.

Anyone can be nominated for an award and the nomination process is free.

Award categories

  ActewAGL Senior Achiever Award

The Senior Achiever Award recognises the outstanding contribution made by an older person to the Canberra community. 

Intergenerational Award

The Intergenerational Award recognises a person or group who has worked to foster and improve relationships across multiple generations.

Capital Chemist Age Friendly Canberra Award

This Award recognises a person or group which has worked to enhance opportunities for seniors to lead full and satisfying lives.

     Seniors Advocate Award

The Seniors Advocate Award recognises an outsanding commitment by a person or group in advocating for seniors. 

   Flexible Bus Service Transport Services Award

The Transport Servces Award recognises a person or group who, in their professional capacity, has provided outstanding service to older people. 


Award criteria

- How has the nominees work contributed to the ACT community?
- How has the nominees work advanced the health, wellbeing, education or social situation of older person/s?
- The nature and length of activity or service.

Want to nominate?

Nominations for the 2018 Awards have closed.

Want to attend the Awards?

The Positive Ageing Awards ceremony will be held at 2:30pm on Friday 16 March at the Canberra Labor Club with a sit down afternoon tea.

Award finalists will be invited to attend (free of charge) but friends and family may wish to purchase a ticket.

Download our Awards booking form here and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to the COTA ACT office to book your spot. Numbers are strictly limited.

The Positive Ageing Awards would not be possible without the support of our wonderful sponsors






  • ACT Seniors Cards
  • The Seniors Information Line
  • Referrals to community organisations
  • Services for older people and their carers
  • Social Groups & Support Groups


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