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City of Gold Coast works hard to address issues that affect everyone in our community. We also identify and work with groups that need specialised support.

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Discounts and concessions

There are a range of discount programs, concessions, allowances and services offered by City of Golf Coast, the Queensland Government and the Australian Government to assist people with a disability.

See the information under theĀ headings below for more details.

Rates concessions

Pension card holders may be eligible for discounts and concessions on the rates payable for their home. For more information visit our discounts and concessions page.

Dog registration

Pension card holders may be eligible for reduced fees for dog registration. For more information visit our dog registration page.

Hearing services and aids

The Australian Government provides eligible people with access to a range of free and subsidised hearing services, including assessment, hearing aids, support and maintenance. For more information visit the Hearing Services website or phone 1800 500 726.

Queensland Government concessions

The Queensland Government provides cost of living support to eligible concession card holders. Concession categories include energy, property, medical and disability, transport, education and leisure. For more information visit the Queensland Government concessions website or phone 13 74 68.

Continence aids payment scheme

The Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) provides a payment to eligible people to assist with the cost of continence products. For more information visit the Continence Foundation of Australia website or phone 1800 33 00 66.

Mobility allowance

Mobility allowance is a payment for people with disability, illness or injury, who cannot use public transport without substantial assistance, and who participate in approved activities. For information about eligibility visit the Department of Human Services website or phone 132 717.

Vehicle purchase and modification

The Vehicle Options Subsidy Scheme (VOSS) offers subsidies to assist eligible people with a disability to buy and modify private vehicles. For more information visit the Queensland Government website or phone 1300 443 570.

Companion card

The Companion Card can assist a person with disability with the costs of getting out and about with the support of a companion. For information about eligibility visit the Queensland Government website or phone 13 74 68.

Australia Post concession stamps

Federal Government concession card holders may be eligible for a reduced rate on domestic stamps. For more information visit the Australia Post website or phone 13 76 78.

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