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Free dog registration for seniors and veterans

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.

Programs and activities for seniors

There are free and low cost activities available daily across our city for all ages and abilities.

Community information and support

The City provides information about community groups and contacts for everything from legal advice and advocacy, to assistive products and equipment.

Transport and parking

There are various transport options available in the city, including free bus travel for eligible seniors.

Recharge points for electric mobility devices

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.

Mobility equipment hire

There are several mobility equipment providers in the city. Visit our Mobility equipment hire page for more information.

Safety and security

Learn more about feeling safe and secure in your home and community.

Pensioner discounts and concessions

There are a range of discounts and concessions available to eligible pensioners to assist with costs of living.

Assistance with services at home

The City assists senior residents and people with a disability, and provides information about other services available.

Two senior men talking in a garden.

Seniors Week

Seniors Week is an opportunity to celebrate the valuable contributions that seniors make to our city. To find out more visit our Seniors Week page.

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