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News and WeekendPlus digital magazine

WeekendPlus

WeekendPlus is a digital magazine for seniors, distributed fortnightly to over 60,000 Seniors Card members, you can view the current edition of WeekendPlus - to see previous editions click on Browse Issues.

WeekendPlus holds a variety of competitions that appeal to the broad interests and activities of our readers. Competitions are held on a fortnightly basis and adhere to the Lottery and Gaming Regulations 2008.
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If you would like to receive WeekendPlus each fortnight, subscribe by emailing your name and Seniors Card number to seniorscard@sa.gov.au.

To provide feedback about WeekendPlus, or to submit ideas for features and articles in upcoming editions, phone the Seniors Card Unit on 1800 819 961 freecall or email seniorscard@sa.gov.au.

To advertise or run a promotion in WeekendPlus, contact the Business Development Manager on 8204 2402 or email seniorscard@sa.gov.au.

News

Through the Lens 2018 is now open!

Through the Lens, the Seniors Card photographic competition is now open for entries.

Visit the Through the Lens page for more information.

2018 Seniors Card member survey

The survey is now closed. Thank you to all Seniors Card members who completed the survey. Results and the winner of the major prize will be announced in the coming months.

Visit the Seniors Card survey page for more information.

2018 Seniors Card Discount Directory now available

The 2018 Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide, is now available to South Australian Seniors Card members. Close to 700 businesses are offering more than 370,000 Seniors Card members great discounts and offers, which are listed in the easy-to-read guide launched today.

The updated directory contains discounts and offers in a wide range of industries including travel, dining, entertainment, home and garden, professional services and retail.

To complement the hundreds of discounts, the 2018 edition of Your Lifestyle Guide also contains valuable information on a range of topics such as technology and going online, concessions, planning ahead, energy saving and consumer advice like buying a car or house, ladder safety, online shopping, refunds and scams.

Seniors Card members can pick up a copy of the 2018 guide from one of hundreds of collection points across South Australia, including The Catalyst Foundation, and their local council, Member of Parliament’s office, library or community centre.

Visit the Seniors Card Discount Directory page for more information.

Through the Lens 2017 – winners announced

A photo depicting a 360 degree view of participants at a seniors camp has been chosen from close to 400 entries as the winner of the 2017 Seniors Card Through The Lens photographic competition.

Taken by Grant Hugo at Carrickalinga, the winning photo will feature on the cover of the 2018 Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide, which will be available to members from December 2017.

On Wednesday 4 October, Minister for Ageing Zoe Bettison announced the winners in six categories at the exhibition launch event at the City Library in Rundle Mall.

Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners!

Visit the Through the Lens page for more information.

Through the Lens 2016 winner

Last year's the overall winner was Colin Sanderson, whose photo of the Arckaringa Hills appears on the cover of the 2017 Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide.

Seniors Card member survey - major prize winner announced

South Australian Seniors Card members were invited to participate in the Seniors Card member survey to inform future activities of the Seniors Card program and the Office for the Ageing. By completing the survey, members were entered into the draw for a chance to win a $10,000 holiday package.

Congratulation to E Ingram of Hampstead Gardens who was the lucky winner of this amazing prize, valued at $10,450. Thanks to Seniors Card business partner, Australian Holiday Centre and Seniors Coach Tours, Mr Ingram enjoyed his prize in August 2017, which included:

  • comprehensive travel insurance with a $150 excess for 2 people
  • economy flights for two people from Adelaide to Darwin and return
  • a 10 day Darwin, Kakadu and Top End tour including nine nights accommodation, breakfasts, lunches and dinners, most morning and afternoon teas, touring and admission charges.

Highlights of the tour included Litchfield National Park, Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise, Top Didj Art Gallery, Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Kakadu National Park, Jumping Crocs Cruise, Tiwi Islands Day Tour and Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise.

Visit the Seniors Card member survey page for more information.

Share your experiences with WeekendPlus readers

Have you been out and about at an event or enjoyed a social activity with family, friends or a community group in SA lately? Then we would love to hear about it!

Sharing your experiences may encourage other Seniors Card members to get out and about in their communities and enjoy this wonderful state that we live in.

Send your photos and a short description of your event or activity to seniorscard@sa.gov.au for a chance to feature in the Out and About section of WeekendPlus. See terms and conditions here.


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Page last updated 18 May 2018

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