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Darwin Seniors Expo 2024

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Darwin Seniors Expo 2024

Date/ Time: Saturday 29 June, 10.00am – 2.00pm (FREE ENTRY for patrons) 
Venue: CDU Stadium, Sitzler Netball Centre, 235 Abala Road, Marrara

COTA NT’s Seniors Expo in Darwin is the premier event specifically designed for seniors in the Territory. This is COTA NT’s 9th Expo in Darwin and the largest yet!

Territory FM 104.1 Broadcasting Live in the Lobby | Free entry and free morning tea | Live music by local talent| Performances and demonstrations| Information from local and interstate exhibitors 

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Event program

  • Doors open at 10am – Programs and morning tea tickets available from staff and volunteers at our Welcome Desk.
  • Attendees are invited to take a seat for the opening ceremony.
  • Opening ceremony* 10.10am by the Hon Ngaree Ah Kit MLA, Minister for Seniors.
  • In attendance, COTA NT’s patron, His Honour Professor the Honourable Hugh Heggie AO PSM.
  • Access to Expo will be available at the conclusion of the Opening Ceremony.

Luvva Cuppa

 

Territory FM 104.1

 

Outdoor Stage

 

Inside Court

First 100 arrivals at Expo receive a free coffee voucher.

Thereafter barista coffee and specialty drinks available to purchase outside Expo entry. 

 

Broadcasting live from
the lobby!

Stop by to say hello or tune in to listen. 

 

Musical Jam 10.30am to 11am
Let’s Sing! 11.30am to 12.15pm
The Pearlers 1pm to 1.45pm 

 

Nuline Dance 10.30am to 10.40am
Tai Chi 10.45am to 11am
Nuline Dance 11.10am to 11.20am
Top End Mustangs 11.30am to 12pm
SuperAgeing 12.10pm to 12.25pm
Darwin Line Dancing 12.30pm to 1pm 

 

Exhibitors 

ACVVS Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme (Anglicare)
Booth # 98 Volunteering and visiting information.

Advance Care Planning Australia
Booth # 65 Pick up your free starter pack for making plans.

Aged Care Navigator 
Booth # 32 Help to access aged care services.

Aged Care & NDIS Services (Anglicare)
Booth # 97 Care services information.

AIR NT 
Booth # 57 Self-funded retirees’ assistance and information.

ARRCS Home Care Darwin
Booth # 58 Commonwealth care services information and freebies.

Arthritis & Osteoporosis NT
Booth # 4 Bone health and arthritis education.

Asian Vistas – Escorted Tours
Booth # 46 Enter prize draw for a Gourmet Food Tour.

Asthma Foundation NT
Booth # 38 Asthma and respitory information and education.

Audika
Booth # 15 Offering free hearing screenings.

Australian Ears and Hearing Care
Booth # 22 Government hearing services.

Australian Financial Complaints Authority
Booth # 19 Independent dispute resolution scheme. 

Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Booth # 63 Aged care legislation and reform.

Australian Red Cross
Booth # 95 Wellbeing calls and contact.

Be crocwise
Booth # 83 Education and active crocodile management information.

Bendigo Bank Northern Territory
Booth # 29 Local banking services.

Breastscreen NT
Booth # 30 Free screening program information.

Care Finders and Financial Inclusion (Anglicare)
Booth # 99 Help for transitioning to care services.

CareFlight NT
Booth # 28 Volunteering and community involvement.

Carers NT
Booth # 61 Support and advocacy for unpaid carers.

Centre for Disease Control, NT Health
Booth # 72 Immunisation and entomology advice.

City of Darwin
Booth # 64 Council services and programs.

COTA NT
Booth # 34 Peak body programs and services.

COTA NT Membership
Booth # 35 Benefits and joining opportunity.

COTA NT Tradies Scheme
Booth # 36 Home maintenance service.

Country Liberal Party
Booth # 90 Meet sitting Members.

Crest NT
Booth # 87 Workplace and employment support.

Darwin Bridge Club
Booths # 55 & 56 Witness the greatest mind-sport in action.

Darwin Camera Club Inc
Booth # 1 Prize draw and photographic display.

Darwin Casuarina Lions
Booth # 8 Find out about Lions’ NT projects.

Darwin Community Legal Service
Booth # 68 Free legal advice and support services.

Darwin Prostate Cancer Support Group
Booth # 27 Information and members’ stories.

Darwin Table Tennis Association
Booth # 18 Chat to members and watch demonstration of play.

Deckchair Cinema
Booth # 66 Program information and offers.

Dementia Australia
Booth # 93 Dementia-friendly information, handouts and raffle.

Department of Health and Aged Care
Booth # 62 Federal government aged care information.

Dementia Support Australia
Booth # 9 Free tailored dementia care across the NT.

Electric Wheelchairs
Booth # 20 Foldable, travel compliant wheelchairs.

Emerse
Booth # 26 Water-based fitness and therapy.

Emotional Recharge
Booth # 73 Stress management and demonstration of tapping technique.

Endless Possibilities NT
Booth # 85 Award-winning disability services provider.

English & Scottish Country Dancing
Booth # 14 Meet the members and find out more about sessions.

Family History Library of the Genealogical Society of the NT
Booth # 86 Family tree information and resources, plus raffle.

Glamour Touch African Hair Braiding
Booth # 76 Hair braiding and dreadlocks.

Greenfields Living
Booth # 67 Darwin and Palmerston retirement villages.

Health & Community Services Complaints Commission (HCSCC)
Booth # 60 Health, aged care and disability services complaints resolution.

HPA Inc – Breaking Ground
Booth # 75 Domestic gardening and home maintenance services.

Inner Balance Health
Booth # 47 Details of seniors’ exercises classes, plus giveaways.

itravel Darwin
Booth # 54 Local travel specialists with travel news and offers.

 

Jacana Energy
Booth # 39 Discuss power bills, power saving tips and pick up freebies.

Jacobs Consulting
Booth # 16 Darwin liveability strategy project.

Jape Furnishing Superstore
Booth # 81 Recliner showcase and information on seniors’ discounts.

Keep Moving
Booths # 50 & 51 Mobility equipment display and information.

Kind Hands Nursing Services
Booth # 94 Personalised health care at home.

Kostas Real Estate 
Booth # 92 Services and discount information.

Let’s Sing!
Booth # 5 Meet community choir members and find out more.

MAD Frogs (Mature Athletes Darwin)
Booth # 6 Track and field athletics for seniors.

MAXIFECT Maximising Interpersonal Effectiveness
Booth # 91 Help for emotional crisis.

Motor Vehicle Registry
Booth # 74 Licence and vehicle registrations.

Natasha Fyles MLA, Member for Nightcliff
Booth # 43 Information, updates and conversation.

nbn™ 
Booth # 48 Digital literacy and connectivity information. 

Neighbourhood Watch NT
Booth # 70 Safety information and useful tools.

Northern Territory Consumer Affairs
Booth # 41 Helpful handouts and consumer rights.

Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service
Booth # 13 Home fire safety information.

NT Anti-Discrimination Commission
Booth # 59 Information on rights and responsibilities.

NT Concession and Recognition Unit
Booth # 42 NTG seniors’ concessions information.

NT Electoral Commission
Booth # 84 Check enrolment details and voting information.

NT Greens
Booth # 12 Meet volunteers and candidates from the party.

NT Seniors Card
Booth # 31 Check your details and latest consumer discounts for 60+.

NT Transport Subsidy Scheme and Public Transport
Booth # 17 Information on transport services and giveaways.

NT Working Women’s Centre
Booth # 25 Workplace rights and advocacy.

Our Territory. Landscapes in Watercolour. 
Booth # 96 Painting commissions and sales from local artist.

Parkinson’s NT Support Group
Booth # 3 Information about the Darwin group.

PICAC NT
Booth # 33 Multicultural support and advocacy.

Probus Clubs
Booth # 69 Fun and friendship in retirement.

Public Guardian and Trustee
Booth # 49 Guardianship, estate planning and will making advice.

Regional Combined Therapies
Booth # 7 Cognitive & occuplaytional games with prizes to be won.

Relationships Australia NT Specialist Elder Abuse Services
Booth # 2 Information about RA-NT’s services for seniors.

Remembering Cyclone Tracy Inc
Booth # 24 Survivors’ voices, advocacy and community.

Rich Life Health and Fitness
Booth # 21 Sign up for free Silver Circuit and enter prize draw.

Royal Life Saving Society (Australia) NT Branch
Booth # 79 Information about activities and programs.

RSPCA Northern Territory
Booth # 77 Information about rehoming shelter and doggie visits.

Services Australia (Centrelink)
Booth # 40 Talk to local aged care and financial officers.

Southern Cross Care (SA NT & VIC) Inc
Booth # 52 Information on exercise, allied health and home care programs.

SuperAgeing
Booth # 82 Health, fitness and wellness classes in Darwin and online.

Tai Chi
Booth # 80 Information about the practice and local classes.

TeamHEALTH
Booth # 44 Services to help with independent living at home.

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman 
Booth # 19 Complaint resolution for telephone and internet services.

Territory Funerals
Booth # 78 Free advice for funerals, funeral planning and information.

The Heart Foundation Walking Program
Booth # 23 Walk information and gifts for 3 new Walk Organisers sign ups.

The Man Walk
Booth # 88 Talking and walking to improve men’s health.

Thermomix in Australia
Booth # 53 Learn more about making nutritious meals from scratch.

Top End Vision and Mobility
Booth # 89 Empowering vision-impaired people with assisted technologies.

Trilogy Care
Booth # 45 Home care package provider.

Victims of Crime NT
Booth # 71 Support and information about prevention techniques.

Walk Darwin
Booth # 10 Find out more and become a guide.

Wildcare Inc
Booth # 37 Display about work, volunteering info and raffle.

Will Care Home Support
Booth # 11 Service information and freebies to pick up.

 

** Program may be subject to change.

Page updated: 19 June 2024

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