Local government proved to be agile and responsive to ensure the needs of vulnerable older people were understood and responded to during the WA COVID-19 lockdown period. The Forum highlighted several local governments from metropolitan and regional areas, who shared details of the programmes they implemented, the learnings that came from the experience and the challenges they faced during this time.

The Municipal Association of Victoria detailed the pandemic responses by Victorian LGA's to an extended lockdown. Delegates also heard from the WA Department of Communities who presented on the success of their COVID-19 Seniors Taskforce.