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  • On Sunday 3 July 2022, Council resolved at a Special Council Meeting to request to the State Government to change Council’s name to Merri-bek. The new name is now pending Minister for Local Government endorsement. This means, that our name will remain Moreland City Council until endorsement by the Minister and the State Government. Learn more.

Information and resources

Senior and Carers Cards

Seniors and carers can access cards to get cheaper public transport and discounts with businesses and venues.

  • You can get a Seniors Card if you are over 60 and retired or working less than 35 hours a week. With this card, you can get discounts at participating businesses, such as museums, restaurants and cinemas. You can also get discounted bus, train and tram rides.

    To apply for a Seniors Card please call 1300 797 210 or apply through Seniors Online Victoria.

  • If you are a carer, you can get a Victorian Carers Card. This card will give you discounts to services such as local aquatic, sporting, recreation and even some performing arts venues. This includes all Moreland leisure centres and pools.

    You can check if you are eligible and then complete the Victorian Carer Card application form.

    For more information call the Carer Card Information Line on 1800 901 958 during business hours only.

Community Bus

To find out more about the community bus, call 9240 2338 or contact us online.

 

Accessible Parking Permit applications

For information on Accessible Parking permits, visit VicRoads

 

Additional resources

For additional information and resources, please expand on the below.

  • Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
    Support Services: 1300 224 636
    Website: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/home

  • Carer Gateway is an Australian Government program providing free services and support for carers.

    If you care for a family member or friend with disability, a medical condition, mental illness, or who is frail due to age, then Carer Gateway can help you.

    You can find out more by calling 1800 422 737 or visiting Carer Gateway homepage.

  • Council on the Ageing (COTA) is Victoria’s leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+ in Victoria

    Information services, phone 1300 13 50 90 (weekdays 9:30am to 4:00pm)
    For Interpreting services, phone 13 14 50

    Website: https://www.cotavic.org.au/
    Email: askcota@cotavic.org.au

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs support those who serve or have served in the defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.
    Website: https://www.dva.gov.au/ 
    Phone: 1800 VETERAN (1800 838 372)

  • Lifeline provides support for emotional distress and confidential crisis support, accessible 24 hours a day.

    Regardless of your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religion, LifeLine's trained crisis supporters are ready to listen, support, and help you work through what’s on your mind.

    Phone: 13 11 14
    Text: 0477 13 11 14
    Website: https://www.lifeline.org.au/

  • The Salvation Army can assist with food vouchers, bill payments and pharmacy benefits.
    Phone: 9353 1086
    Website: https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/

  • Seniors Rights Victoria provide information, support, advice and education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard the rights, dignity and independence of older people.
    The help Victorians aged 60 and above, or any Indigenous Victorians aged 45 and above.

    Phone: 1300 368 821
    Website: https://seniorsrights.org.au/