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JP Signing

The City of Wanneroo have a JP signing service available all year at the Wanneroo Library & Cultural Centre, Rocca Way, Wanneroo on Wednesdays between 9:00am and 12:00pm.

Clarkson Library also has a JP signing available every Thursday between 6:00pm and 7:30pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Alternatively, you can search by suburb by clicking below:

Western Australia Seniors Card

With a Western Australia (WA) Seniors Card, you can access lots of discount offers including subsidised public transport and other government concessions.

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

  • Aged 63 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 compendium of important telephone numbers. 

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

The At Home Guide for Seniors

Financial Counselling

Anyone can contact the the Financial Counselling Helpline, 1800 007 007, this is a free confidential service for all Western Australians with financial issues. It provides information, strategies and guidance to assist those experiencing financial difficulties.

Financial Counsellors Association of Western Australia

Seniors Rates Rebate

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:

Tech Savvy Seniors

Tech Savvy Seniors is a new initiative by the Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc, which aims to gently introduce Seniors to the benefits of modern technology. In a world where computers and electronic devices are an integral part of our society and how we stay connected, this free introduction to technology course will cover topics such as:

  • Internet Use – Email, Browsers, Security and Scams
  • Facebook introduction – How we can connect with our families and friends
  • Skype Introduction – How to make free local and international video calls
  • Digital Camera – What to do with all those pictures, saving and sharing them

For more information click below:

Tech Savvy Seniors

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 provide bringing 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 

Mayor Presentations

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

Transport Funding through NDIS

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:

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