Coomalie Seniors Day 2020

Coomalie Seniors Day 2020

COTA Coomalie’s Seniors Day in Batchelor was held as part of Seniors Month 2020 and aimed to bring together semi remote, rural and urban seniors living around Darwin, Palmerston, the rural areas and Coomalie. The event promoted healthy living by offering join-in activities suitable for seniors and event organisers arranged for a subsidised bus pick up/drop off.

This event was attended by seniors from Berry Springs, Lake Bennett, Eva Valley, Rum Jungle, Batchelor, Adelaide, Noonamah, Wagaman River, Palmerston, Darwin and New South Wales.

Exhibitors/partners included:

  • Age Moves Coomalie
  • COTA Coomalie
  • Grey Panthers

Events program

  • Lunch at the Litchfield Motel
  • Raffle
  • Performances from Grey Panthers
  • Demonstrations and join-in exercises (for use at home) by Age Moves Coomalie
  • Barefoot lawn bowls and bush skittles
  • Visit to Batchelor Museum (free entry)
  • Poetry writing class and opportunity to recite
  • Board, crossword puzzles and card games for those preferring to relax.


  • COTA NT Coomalie Volunteers and Members
  • Litchfield Motel Batchelor
  • Northern Territory Government Seniors Month Grant 

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