Owners of desexed dogs may apply for fee relief for dog registrations if the owner is 60 years of age or over, or a veteran(conditions apply).
By 2031, the number of senior residents on the Gold Coast is expected to double - accounting for over 20 per cent of the city's population.
We support seniors to lead active lives and to participate in community life. Information about specific initiatives is provided below. There are also several places on our website where you may find activities and events throughout the City for which all ages may be welcome such as the Events page and Gold Coast Community Directory. You may also enter related key words into the 'Search' field on our website to find activities and events.
There are free and low cost activities available daily across our city for all ages and abilities.
The City provides information about community groups and contacts for everything from legal advice and advocacy, to assistive products and equipment.
There are various transport options available in the city, including free bus travel for eligible seniors.
We provide a citywide network of designated, free to use recharging power points for people to safely recharge the battery of their electric mobility device.
There are several mobility equipment providers in the city. Visit our Mobility equipment hire page for more information.
There are a range of discounts and concessions available to eligible pensioners to assist with costs of living.
The City assists senior residents and people with a disability, and provides information about other services available.