Department of Transport and Main Roads

Government Services

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Phone: 13 23 80
Website: http://www.transport.qld.gov.au

At the Department of Transport and Main Roads, we are making a complex, dynamic and challenging transport environment safer, easier to negotiate, more environmentally friendly and more cost effective for people and goods moving across town, intrastate, interstate and overseas.

Department of Veteran Affairs

Phone: 13 32 54
Website: http://www.dva.gov.au

Our mission is to support those who serve or have served in defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.

Local Government Directory

Website: http://www.dlgp.qld.gov.au/local-government-directory/index.php

Searching the local government directory provides contact details, locality map, location map, details of council officers and links to local laws and local area population and housing statistics for most Queensland councils. It also provides a link to each council’s website where comprehensive information such as council services, employment opportunities and details of events can be found.

Office of Fair Trading

Phone: 13 74 68
Website: http://www.qld.gov.au/law/fair-trading/

The Office of Fair Trading promotes the existence of a fair and ethical marketplace within the community. In creating an equitable, informed, and safe marketplace, Fair Trading works to increase business and consumer confidence, which should result in improved economic performance and a strong contribution to the ‘Smart State’.

Public Trustee

Phone: 1300 360 044
Website: http://www.pt.qld.gov.au/

The Public Trustee of Queensland is the largest Public Trustee in Australia and the largest trust organisation in Queensland. We have 15 regional offices throughout the state, which allows us to provide economical and accessible financial, trustee, legal and associated services to all Queenslanders.

Queensland Health

Phone: 13 74 68
Website: http://www.health.qld.gov.au

Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and well-being for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 20 Health Service Districts and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.

Queensland Parliament

Phone: 1800 197 809
Website: http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au

The Queensland Parliament is a unicameral parliament, comprised of only one House, the Legislative Assembly (Lower House). The Legislative Council (Upper House) was abolished on 23 March 1922. Queensland is the only unicameral State Parliament in Australia.

Seniors Card

Phone: 13 74 68
Website: http://www.qld.gov.au/seniors/legal-finance-concessions/seniors-card/

The Department of Communities administers the Seniors Card program on behalf of the Queensland Government. More than 500,000 residents hold a Seniors Card or Seniors Business Discount Card.

TransLink

Phone: 13 12 30
Website: http://www.translink.com.au

TransLink is the single point of contact for information about bus, train and ferry services in South East Queensland?that is, from Gympie North/Noosa to Coolangatta and west to Helidon.

Eligible seniors, pensioners and students are entitled to travel on a concession fare. You must have a valid concession card on you at all times. For information about concession fares or to plan your journey, visit the TransLink website or call 13 12 30, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Australian Electoral Commission

Phone: 13 23 26
Website: http://www.aec.gov.au

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums and maintaining the Commonwealth electoral roll. The AEC also provides a range of electoral information and education programs and activities.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Phone: 1300 369 711
Website: https://www.humanrights.gov.au/

Human rights: everyone, everywhere, everyday For a copy of Your Rights at Reitrment’ click on this link

Australian Taxation Office

Phone: 13 28 61
Website: http://www.ato.gov.au

The ATO website contains general tax information including details regarding offsets for senior Australians and pensioners.

Centrelink

Phone: 13 23 00
Website: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/

Centrelink is an Australian Government Statutory Agency, assisting people to become self-sufficient and supporting those in need. Explore the customer website to find out about payments and services, online services, publications and forms.

Department of Communities

Phone: 13 74 68
Website: http://www.communities.qld.gov.au

The Department of Communities is a Queensland Government agency committed to promoting and supporting excellence in the delivery of human services to Queenslanders. Its stated purpose is to strengthen and protect the well-being of Queenslanders, particularly those who are vulnerable and most in need.

Department of Health & Ageing

Website: http://www.health.gov.au

Better health and active ageing for all Australians.

Department of Housing and Public Works

Phone: 13 74 68
Website: http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/Pages/home.aspx

The Department of Housing and Public Works plays an important role in providing direct and indirect housing assistance, and in influencing the overall housing system within Queensland to improve people’s lives through housing and community renewal.

Queensland Government UnitingCare Community

Seniors Enquiry Line is funded by the Queensland Government and operated by UnitingCare Community.
The materials and information included on this website are provided as a service to you and do not necessarily reflect endorsement by the Seniors Enquiry Line Program. The Seniors Enquiry Line is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided from outside sources. The information provided is a guide only and should not be substituted for independent legal advice. Groups and workshops promoted on this website are for your information and are not coordinated by or connected to Seniors Enquiry Line Program in any way unless specified.