Congratulations to the 2020 Senior Australian of the Year, Professor John Newnham AM

COTA Acting Chief Executive Corey Irlam commended all the Senior Australian of the Year finalists for their exceptional advocacy across a range of areas including the environment, disability rights, men’s health, road safety, culture and obstetrics. “Professor Newnham’s contributions are an outstanding example of the contributions that older Australians make across Australia every day,” Mr Irlam…

January CEOs Message

Welcome to 2020. As we start this new decade COTA WA aims to promote Age Friendly communities and a fresh perspective around positive ageing. Living well and celebrating our maturity is a privilege that many of us enjoy however we also have a social responsibility to speak up against discrimination or injustice against our more…

Bushfire Scam Alert

There are currently a wide range of appeals raising funds for people and animals affected by the bushfires. However, scammers and malicious websites are targeting bushfire appeals and donation. Protect yourself and ensure that your donation goes to those who need it: Double check the credentials of any charity or bushfire fund. Do not donate…