Australia’s first Ambassador for Ageing, Noeline Brown, will be the special guest at the Tweed Seniors Expo on Thursday 21 May to help celebrate the event’s 10th birthday.
Ms Brown – one of Australia’s best-known actors, media personality, active community member and an Australia Day Ambassador – will be speaking about positive ageing at the Expo venue in Murwillumbah.
The Logie-award winning actor started in 1962 and will be known by many for her roles in The Mavis Brampton Show, The Naked Vicar Show, Blankety Blanks and more recently on the TV series Dancing with the Stars.
The 70-year-old also recently appeared in the film Razzle Dazzle and wrote an autobiography, Longterm Memoir.
Throughout her career, Ms Brown has received numerous awards and she has always maintained aninterest in social, political and community issues.
In her new role as Australia’s inaugural Ambassador for Ageing, Ms Brown promotes positive ageing.
The Federal Government created the Ambassador for Ageing role last year with the aim of ensuring that older Australians have a strong voice, a direct link into government and a person to promote positive and active ageing.
The Tweed Seniors Expo will be held from 9am until 3pm on Thursday 21 May at the Seventh Day Adventist Centre, Racecourse Road, Murwillumbah.
The Expo will feature more than 100 stalls, information sessions and workshops promoting health and services information, recreation and hobbies, and products aimed at seniors. Entry is $2.