Stay fit, stay independent, stay connected. With a great range of health and lifestyle programs for our senior citizens, the Manning Valley is the best place to spend the best years of your life.

Seniors Week

Seniors Week is an annual celebration held across the state to celebrate active, healthy, independent seniors who are involved in their community. In 2017 NSW Seniors Festival is being held between 3 - 12 March. Council, along with a number of other local community groups and organisations run events for local seniors to get involved in. 

To find out what events are happening, check our events calendar closer to the time.

Road safety for Seniors - Free 2017 Calendar

2017SeniorsCalendarBack by popular demand, the 2017 edition of the Safer Seniors Calendar is now available.  It provides helpful advice for older drivers, passengers and pedestrians all year round, and is funded by the Local Government Road Safety Program.  Download your free copy here

And this time we're also looking for your feedback on the calendar and how it might better suit your needs in the future. Please help us by taking the quick online survey here.

Ormbsy House

Ormsby House is a Council owned building, run by the Manning Valley Senior Citizens Association. The centre hosts regular activities for seniors including health and wellbeing workshops, art classes, carpet bowls, cards, BBQs, concerts and other social events.

Ormsby House is situated on the corner of 24 Commerce Street, on the corner of Albert Street.

To find out what’s happening, contact the centre on 6552 3193.

My chargepoint

Do you use a motorised wheelchair?

If you are ever out and about and worried about running out of power, there are a number of charge points available in both Taree and Wingham that can be used at no cost.  Chargepoint stations are a safe and convenient way to charge your motorised wheelchair.

Chargepoint stations are available at:

  • Council Administration Centre, Pulteney Street
  • Manning Valley Libraries
  • Manning Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre
  • Taree Airport
  • Wingham Pool


Being a volunteer is a great way to get to know your community and make a difference.  Find out about volunteering