Tasmania has the oldest population in the country, with around 20 per cent of Tasmanian residents aged
65 or over. Despite this, there is currently no tailored mental health response for older Tasmanians.
"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
As the peak bodies* representing Tasmania’s community services industry, our vision is for all Tasmanians to have the opportunity to contribute to rebuilding their communities as resilient, healthy, safe and economically vibrant places to live.
The Tasmanian digital inclusion alliance* have joined forces to urge all political leaders to commit to policies and actions that improve digital access, affordability and ability to ensure no Tasmanian is left offline.
Energy is an essential service. It is critical to individual, family and community health and wellbeing, as well as to overall economic activity. All Tasmanians, regardless of their means, have the right to reliable, safe and affordable energy.