Council releases sponsorship packages for the 2019 Seniors Festival

Media release - 31 November 2018

Kempsey Shire Council and the Seniors Festival Organising Committee invites interested aged care service providers, businesses, community groups and event organisers to be part of the 2019 Seniors Festival!

The 2019 Festival is scheduled for 13-24 February 2019 with a variety of activities and events that encourage healthy, creative and social lifestyles as well as the Seniors Expo promoting seniors services, businesses and groups in the community.

The NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere and celebrates the role seniors play and the contributions they make to the community. Kempsey’s first Seniors Festival in 2018 was a roaring success with more than 18 events in a venues across the Macleay. The wide selection of activities attracted many enthusiastic participants from our seniors community.

Citizen of the Year and Ambassador Betty Green said, “The coming Macleay Seniors Festival in February 2019 is your opportunity to showcase your wares or services with the potential of increasing your business significantly.”

Council is pleased to have Home Instead Senior Care back on board for 2019 as Principal Sponsor.

Scott Marsh, co-owner of Home Instead Senior Care Mid North Coast, said, “We are very pleased to be able to support events in the communities we serve and are thrilled to be able to support the Kempsey Seniors Festival again this year. I actively encourage and groups, services and business in the region to get involved in the Festival this year and show support for our Seniors throughout the region.”

Sponsorship packages now available to interested sponsors, partners and presenters to exhibit at the Seniors Expo and to support the wide array of events on the calendar. Information is available on  or contact Mary Williams on 6566 3210 or email

Seniors Festival performers