News feed: Action

18th May

Budget Aged Care Measures Welcome – Except One

 

COTA Australia welcomed several additional commitments to the continuing aged care reform process in tonight’s Federal Budget but expressed concern about delays in moving on key reforms.

Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) that …

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11th May

Budget 2017 Delivers Some Good News For Older Australians

 
Budget 2017: government delivers some good news for older Australians but misses some key challenges of an ageing Australia

The 2017 Federal Budget has some good measures for older Australians in the areas of health, housing and mature age employment …

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21st Mar

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING MEDICAL ALARMS

 

The nbn™ network will replace most
of the existing landline phone
and internet networks. It also
involves new technologies, which
some existing devices may not be
compatible with.
That means, if you have a medical
alarm it’s important that you…

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13th Feb

Recent Election Q&A Straw Poll Results.

 

Paul Miles, Lynn MacLaren and Margaret Quirk who spoke on the day. 

At our recent Election Q & A we asked people to pick the Party that best responded to the issues that are important to the older voter, based …

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27th Jan

Media Release: Older Voters are the sleeping giant in the WA State Election

 

Council on the Ageing (COTA) WA Media Release

27 January 2017

Older Voters are the sleeping giant in the WA State Election

One in three voters at the State Election will be over the age of 60. This means older …

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