Our seniors make a significant contribution to our community every day as workers, carers, volunteers, mentors, community leaders, neighbours, and friends in our community.

We have a range of information and links on this page that will assist our senior residents in the Townsville community.

Dog Registration and Cat Approval

Council offers a concession to eligible owners who are the holder of an approved pensioner concession card*. Annual dog registration and cat approval costs for pensioners differ depending on whether the animal is desexed or entire and whether the cat is microchipped. Annual registration and approvals need to be renewed by 31 August each year.

For more information, visit Animal Registration and Legislation.

Approved Pension - is a person who: * is and remains the holder of a Queensland "Pensioner Concession Card" issued by Centrelink or the Department of Veterans' Affairs Health Card (All conditions within Australia) or Department of Veterans Affairs Health Card (Totally and Permanently incapacitated).