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.
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.
There are various transport options available in the city, including free bus travel for eligible seniors.
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.
The City provides information about community groups and contacts for everything from legal advice and advocacy, to assistive products and equipment.
free and low cost activities available daily across our city, for all ages and abilities.
- Anti-discrimination and advocacy for people with disabilities
- Citizens legal advice
- Community transport for people with disabilities and seniors
- Council Cab Service
- Discounts and concessions
- Free Seniors Bus Travel Initiative
- Gold Coast Access
- Gold Coast Community Directory
- Grants and funding for seniors
- Seniors Week
- Statistics for Gold Coast seniors