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Register your event for Seniors Week 2018

Event registrations for Seniors Week 2018 are now closed. ...

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New funding should be tied to staffing

 

10,000 new home care packages is great news, but $320 million funding for residential age care should be tied to staffing, says COTA Australia CEO Ian Yates. The Australian Government ... ...

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Embracing the Future

 

COTA is excited to announce the release of its report, Embracing the Future: Tasmania’s Ageing Profile Part I. The report was launched by The Hon. Jacquie Petrusma MP, Minister for ... ...

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Liveable Communities Resources update

 

We’ve just updated our Liveable Communities online resources for government and community to find information and ideas about developing and implementing age-friendly or Liveable Communities. To view the latest resources, ... ...

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Guardianship laws overhaul needed to help promote people’s rights: report

 

Tasmania’s guardianship laws need a major overhaul to help promote people’s rights, according to the latest report from the Tasmania Law Reform Institute (TLRI). Among the report’s recommendations is the ... ...

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New aged care funding welcome but even more home care packages still needed

 

Australia’s peak older persons advocacy body, COTA Australia, has welcomed the Morrison Government’s announcement of an additional $553 million in aged care funding included in today’s Mid Year Economic and ... ...

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COTA Tasmania Budget Submission 2019-20

COTA Tasmania’s Budget Submission 2019-20 focused on five priority areas: Affordable Housing Preventative Health: Oral Health Loneliness Elder Abuse Prevention & Ageism Ageing Workforce & Workers Compensation Read the full ... ...

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State of the Older Nation

 

COTA Australia have released a landmark report which provides a snapshot into the lives of older Australians. The research, commissioned by the Federation of nine Councils on the Ageing (COTA) ... ...

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Digital Strategy Consultation

 

Why did you first learn to use a digital device and get online? Did you find it easy, or were there some challenges? Do you like being online now? COTA ... ...

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Meet & Greet Launceston

 

Join us for the last Meet & Greet for 2018. Our Guest Speaker will be Glenda Daly. Glenda is a COTA Board Member and will be sharing her personal story ... ...

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Royal Commission into Aged Care – website and updates

 

A new website for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been set up to provide information about: • the work of the Royal Commission • how ... ...

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