News feed: Seniors Issues

17th Mar

The new WA for Minister for Seniors and Ageing, Mick Murray.

 

Further to the announcement today that Mick Murray has been appointed minister for Seniors and Ageing we would like to extend our congratulations and welcome him to the role. COTAWA looks forward to a positive and fruitful relationship with the …

Read More...
10th Mar

WA State Election. Election commitments for seniors.

 

Following the state election Q&A, COTA WA asked each political party to outline their election commitments for seniors in an ageing population.  The questions posted were in brief:

The Need for

  1. A voice for older people
  2. Inclusive and age friendly
Read More...
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 …

Read More...
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 …

Read More...
25th Jan

COTAWA Election Q&A : Spotlight on seniors’ issues

 

COTA WA has invited representatives from the major political parties to come along and outline their Party’s position on key issues of importance to seniors as identified by them in recent surveys and forums. You will also have an opportunity …

Read More...