Travellers Aid was honoured to win the 2017 Age-Friendly Victoria Award at an awards ceremony held at Government House in early October.

The award was presented by the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria. This award recognises the work of our older volunteers? who every day help us to create an age-friendly environment and promote active ageing and inclusion for all. The contribution to TAA by our volunteers demonstrates the skills, energy and capacity that many older Victorians have to give, even when they are no longer in the paid workforce.

The Victorian Senior of the Year Awards acknowledge older Victorians who volunteer to assist, support and encourage others in their communities. It also recognises community organisations like Travellers Aid or businesses that create age-friendly communities.