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Strong community vision

City of Gold Coast works hard to address issues that affect everyone in the community as well as identifying groups that need specialised support.

Seniors in the City of Gold Coast

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.

City of Gold Coast (City) supports 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 the elderly and 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.

Seniors Week 

19 to 27 August 2017

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

Transport and parking

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

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.

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.

Programs and activities for seniors

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

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