Reliable Batteries
Unit 4, 227a Brisbane Road
Biggera Waters

Gold Coast Queensland

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Old Car Batteries Can Cause Fires

Where did your old car battery go?

hazards of old batteriesWith this spring forcast to be one of the worst on record for bushfires in South East Queensland we all need to be vigilant on any possible risk.  Your old car battery could be one.

In 2016 2 people died in a bushfire in South Australia that was found to be caused by a car battery that was left in a paddock.  It was surmised that a wire fence swaying in high winds shorted the battery causing the blaze.  This was an extremely unlikely event but its poccurance highlights just how important it is to follow proper disposal processes.

Old car batteries can still hold a charge long after they are unable to start your car which is a fire risk, especially if stored carelessly in a way that other objects may be stacked on top..  They also contain hasardous materials including lead, lead compounds and acid all of which are toxic and can cause nasty injuries if the battery case of broken.

Reliable Batteries recycles all old batteries that we replace through a natuiionally accredited program and we will accept and dispose of other car batteries brought to our workshop on the Gold Coast.  The batteries are either broken down to their basic components for recycling or in some cases may be reconditioned for reuse.  Lead acid batteries are closed-loop recycled, meaning each part the the old batteries is recycled into a new battery. It is estimated that 98% of all lead acid batteries are recycled.


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Battery Delivery In Minutes

We can remove and dispose of your old battery and replace it with a new one. Get your battery delivery in minutes. It's much cheaper than other roadside service providers.

Gold Coast Car Battery Replacement service is available for Gold Coast customers only, available during business hours



Mon - Fri 8:00AM TIL 4.30PM
Sat 8.00AM TIL 1PM

Our Gold Coast Battery Shop is located at:
Unit 4 / 227a Brisbane Road,
Biggera Waters

and is open to the public.


Reliable Batteries are a locally owned and operated business.

We have been servicing the Gold Coast for over 25 years and we pride ourselves on providing great customer service and quality battery products.

If you're unsure of which battery is suitable for you please don't hesitate to call us and we will help you choose the correct battery.

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