The Department of Communities WA and Lotterywest: WA Seniors Awards 2023: Open from 7 September 2023.

Seniors and Ageing Minister Don Punch MLA announced on 7 September 2023, the opening of nominations for the 2023 WA Seniors Awards nominations which raise awareness of the contributions of older people in Western Australia.

WA Seniors Week 2023 is a special time of celebration for Western Australian seniors. From Sunday 12 to Sunday 19 November 2023.

The WA Seniors Awards recognise the important contribution of seniors to the community, as well as those who work to improve the lives of older Western Australians.

The 2023 WA Seniors Awards are coordinated and presented by the Council on the Ageing (WA) in partnership with the State Government.

The WA Seniors Awards 2023 will be promoted State-wide as an open application process. Anyone can nominate a deserving older person, local government, business or individual working to advocate for seniors.

The Western Australian community including individuals, local governments, businesses, community groups, local members and not-for-profit organisations are all invited to provide nominations across the five (5) categories. By making a nomination you can help make sure the contributions of senior Western Australians and those working to support older people in our community are recognised.

There will be a nomination process for five (5) awards for 2023:

  • WA Senior Metropolitan (Nominee must be 55 years’ and older)
  • WA Senior Regional (Nominee must be 55 years’ and older)
  • WA Age Friendly Business
  • WA Age Friendly Local Government
  • WA Seniors Advocate (Nominee not dependent on age)

Please email your completed nomination form to Dana Moore at COTA (WA) | Email:

The Seniors Week 2023 WA Seniors Awards nominations must be submitted and received by COB Friday 29 September 2023.

For more information for eligibility to submit a nomination for the WA Seniors Awards:

To download Word version of the guidelines and nomination form for the WA Seniors Awards 2023: 2023 WA Seniors Awards Guidelines + Nomination Form

Media Statement The Hon Don Punch MLA:   Full Media Statement 7 September 2023


For More Information

Dana Moore, Executive Officer, Council on the Ageing (WA) Inc.


T: 08 9472 0104






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