Positive Ageing

Positive ageing is about maintaining a positive attitude, feeling good about yourself, keeping active and healthy, and engaging fully in life as you age.

The Council has an important role in supporting older people. On this page you'll find out about the Council’s Ageing Strategy and programs that support positive ageing in the community. 


Every Generation Festival

The COTA SA Every Generation Festival, held in October each year, is one of Australia’s longest running annual arts and community festivals regularly attracting over 100,000 participants across the state. Each year the Festival continues the tradition of celebrating the valuable contribution made by older people to the community.

For more information, visit: COTA



Older couple smilingCommunity seminars

Our community seminars are run on a quarterly basis.

Seminar topics include legal issues (wills and power of attorneys), housing, health and wellbeing, community care services. 

Seminars are held at the Payneham Library and Community Facility (Tirkandi).

Payneham Library & Community Facility (Tirkandi)
2 Turner Street, Felixstow
T: 08 8336 0333



Ageing Strategy

Community - carerThe City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, in conjunction with Councils in the Eastern Region Alliance (ERA), has developed its own Ageing Strategy and a Regional Ageing Strategy.

The Ageing Strategies were developed as part of the Eastern Region Alliance (ERA) Ageing Strategies Project.

Download: City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters Ageing Strategy