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COTA Tasmania’s Active Ageing Community Consultations

 

Have your Say in COTA Tasmania’s Active Ageing Community Consultation There are various ways to be involved, contact us for more information: complete the Active Ageing survey – available online or in hard copy ... ...

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Healthy Tasmania Submission

 

COTA Tasmania appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Healthy Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan – Community Consultation Draft. Older Tasmanians are significant users of the health system and a large ... ...

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COTA Tas – Submission to the Willing to Work Inquiry

Overt and hidden ageism in the workplace has been of concern to COTA Tasmania for some time and we applaud the Human Rights Commission and the Office of the Age ... ...

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Budget 2015

 

Budget 2015 MEDIA RELEASE 12 May 2015 Aged care excitement but otherwise not much for older Australians Budget 2015 overall analysis Next big step in an aged care revolution   ... ...

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Hands off our pension

 

MEDIA RELEASE 21 August 2014 Hands off our pension Older Australians launch campaign to protect the pension Leading seniors advocate COTA Australia today launched a campaign against proposed changes to ... ...

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COTA’s response to the Federal Budget

 

The 2014-15 Budget contains a wide range of expenditure cuts and changes across many Government programs with the stated aim of reducing the deficit, but clearly also significantly reshaping the role of ... ...

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Federal Government moots plans to raise the pension age

 

The Federal Government has mooted plans to raise the pension age in the upcoming Federal budget. COTA Australia and its constituents, including COTA Tasmania, warn that such a move cannot ... ...

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Seniors focus groups identify best information access methods

 

COTA has just hosted and facilitated the fourth and final discussion in the first round of commissioned focus groups conducted by COTA on behalf of the City Of Hobart and ... ...

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COTA welcomes Banks Report  

 

COTA Tas welcomes the release of the report by Tasmania’s Anti Discrimination Commissioner, Ms Robin Banks, which highlights apparent discrimination in regard to accident and injury insurance for older volunteers.  ... ...

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Response to Voluntary Assisted Dying proposal

 

COTA Tasmania has submitted a proposal to the Tasmanian Premier in response to the Voluntary Assisted Dying proposal developed by Miss Giddings and Minister Nick McKim. Click here to see ... ...

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