WA Seniors Week 2019

WA Seniors Week 2019 will run from Sunday 10 to Sunday 17 November. Seniors Week 2019 is a special time of celebration for Western Australian seniors. During Seniors Week, events and activities are held across Western Australia to acknowledge seniors and show our appreciation for their valued contribution to society. Have a Go Day will…

Ask Telstra

We hold an Ask Telstra session on the first wednesday of every month in our offices at The Perron Centre (VisiBility Centre) 61 Kitchener Ave Victoria Park WA 6100 Sessions run from 10am-11:30am and booking are essential are places are limited. Click for more information.

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 was to be merged with the Home Care Packages HCP) program by 1 July 2018…

Budget 2017 Delivers Some Good News For Older Australians

The 2017 Federal Budget has some good measures for older Australians in the areas of health, housing and mature age employment but missed the opportunity to provide better support for older people with poor oral or dental health. Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia’s CE Ian Yates said older Australians battling to make ends meet would…