Over 1,500 community members had their say as part of our H.E.A.R Active Ageing Consultation and this lived experience will shape the development of a new six-year Active Ageing strategy for Tasmania 2023-2029.
The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2022 will reduce the disadvantage experienced by older Tasmanian workers injured at an older age, by doubling the time before the age-related ending of workers compensation provisions kick in.
Below is a snapshot of where our team visited recently as part of the Active Ageing Strategy Consultation colloquially dubbed H.E.A.R (Healthy, Engaged And Resilient).
The project was facilitated by COTA Tasmania over several months on behalf of the State Government, who will use the findings and
"For older Australians this is a tale of two budgets..." said COTA Australia CE, Ian Yates, in yesterday's live session on Facebook discussing the Federal Budget.
You can catch up on the session which included discussion from COTA representatives around Australia, as well as Q&As: http://ow.ly/EKiM