What is an ACT Seniors Card?

The ACT Seniors Card is part of an Australia-wide scheme that recognises the valuable contribution of older people in their local community.

You can now apply for a Senior’s Card by completing an online formExternal Link

For further information on the Seniors Card program, including details on eligibility and discounts, please visit the official ACT Seniors Card websiteExternal Link

Government discounts and concessions for ACT Senior’s Card cardholders

ACT Senior’s Card cardholders may be eligible to access a range of discounts and concessions. A full list of discounts and concessions provided by businesses is available on the Senior’s Card websiteExternal Link

The ACT Government offers cardholders a range of discounts and concessions for government services, including:

Concessions fares for Transport Canberra

ACT Seniors Card cardholders can access free off-peak travel on Transport Canberra bus and light rail services. Off-peak periods are between 9am and 4.30pm and after 6pm weekdays, plus all day Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays.

Older Canberrans over the age of 70 are able to travel for free on Transport Canberra services at all times.

Concessions fare for Transport CanberraExternal Link

Pet registration concession

Pet owners in the ACT may be eligible to receive a Seniors Card concession on the registration of their animal.

Dog registration details: Dog registration - City Services (act.gov.au)External Link

Cat registration details: Cat registration - City Services (act.gov.au)External Link

Vehicle registration concession

ACT Seniors Card cardholders may be eligible to receive a 10% discount on vehicle registration, and a 28% discount on registration for gas or electric vehicles.

Vehicle registration concessionExternal Link

Order a Green waste bin for free

Are you looking to have a green waste bin at home to support collection of garden organics? ACT Seniors Card cardholders can order a green waste bin for free.

Order a Green waste binExternal Link

Concessional entry to ACT Government pools

Show your ACT Seniors Card when you visit an ACT Government pool to pay a reduced entry fee.

Concessional entry to ACT Government poolsExternal Link

Entry to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

ACT Seniors Card cardholders are able to access a discounted vehicle entry fee when visiting the Reserve. Entry fees are payable on arrival at the Visitor Centre.

Discounted vehicle entry feeExternal Link

Page updated: 01 Jun 2023