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Mayoral Extraordinary Election Information 2022

The City is holding an election by postal vote on Friday, 2 September 2022 to fill the vacancy of City of Wanneroo Mayor (term to expire: 21 October 2023). View further election information and candidate profiles.



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JP Signing

The City of Wanneroo have a free Justice of the Peace (JP) signing service available all year for residents. It is a drop-in service and no appointment is required. To find a JP near you, please click on this link: JP signing in the City of Wanneroo.

Western Australia Seniors Card

With a Western Australia (WA) Seniors Card, you can access lots of exciting discount offers on items such as:

  • Cruises
  • Electrical services
  • Security systems
  • Newspapers
  • Restaurants and cafes.

To be eligible for the WA Seniors Card program, you need to be:

  • Aged 60-65 years or above
  • An Australian Citizen or hold an Australian Permanent Resident Visa
  • Reside in Western Australia
  • Work less than 25 hours per week. 

For more information and to apply for a WA Seniors Card, please click below:

WA Seniors Card

The At Home Guide for Seniors

The Council on the Ageing (COTA) Western Australia has developed the 'At Home Guide' to support older Western Australians to live well. The Guide gathers together information on health, day-to-day living, nutrition, accessing government services and finances, as well as a list of important telephone numbers. 

For more information and to access this free resource, please click below:

The At Home Guide for Seniors

Financial Support

The City of Wanneroo is partnering with Communicare to deliver free financial advice. Sessions are delivered in Wanneroo and are available by appointment only. To book, please email: financialcounselling@communicare.org.au 

Financial counsellors can provide information, support, advocacy and hardship advice. For further information or to find other service locations, visit the Financial Counsellors website.

Financial Counsellors Association of Western Australia

The National Debt Helpline provides information, strategies and guidance to assist those experiencing debt stress. They can be contacted by phone on: 1800 007 007

Moneysmart is a federal government initiative that offers helpful advice, tools and information to assist in making sensible financial decisions. 

City Rates Rebate for Seniors

To receive a concession a person must hold one or more of the appropriate Pensioner or Seniors cards and, on 1 July of the financial year, own and occupy residential property as their ordinary place of residence.

For more information check our Rates webpage by clicking below:

Rates information

Act Belong Commit

Act Belong Commit (ABC) is a health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their mental wellbeing by focusing on three key elements.   

The ABC message for positive mental health provides a simple approach that anyone can adopt to become more mentally healthy.

For more information click below:

Act Belong Commit

Waste Services Assistance

Our Waste Services team can bring in bins for those that cannot manage.

Call the Waste Department on 9405 5000

Community Transport

St John's Community Transport Services provide a paid service for transport within the metro area to take residents to and from doctor's appointments etc.

Phone: 9334 1300

Presentations by the Mayor

The Mayor will present flowers and a certificate to residents celebrating a 90th or 100th birthday and a 50th or 60th wedding anniversary.

Contact the Mayors office: 9405 5440

Public Transport

Did you know that seniors are eligible for free travel on Transperth services during certain times of the day?

For more information click below:

Fare Concessions

NDIS Transport Funding

If using public transport is difficult for you as a result of a disability, you may be able to access funding through the NDIS for transport assistance.

For more information click below:

Transport Funding