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Media Release: Smart Energy Grants are a win-win for all Territorians says COTA NT

12 Dec 2017

 COTA NT welcomes the Government’s new energy-efficient initiatives for homes – the new “Smart Energy” grants which may help eligible Territorians lower their costs of living.  Smart Energy grants were… (read more)

Consumers asked what they need to know before choosing aged care provider

12 Dec 2017

COTA Australia is asking Australians their views about quality of life and quality of services in aged care over the next two months as part of a project to better… (read more)

COTA Australia welcomes Aged Care Diversity Framework

6 Dec 2017

Leading senior’s advocacy group, COTA Australia, commends the government for recognising the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older Australians and their efforts to build an inclusive, respectful and person… (read more)

Territorians with dementia need more support

28 Nov 2017

COTA NT, the peak body for seniors in the Northern Territory, welcomed last week’s commitment by the Opposition Leader, Hon Bill Shorten MP, to improving the quality of life and… (read more)

Carers NT – New Aged Care Respite Services for Darwin

24 Nov 2017

News released from Carers NT: Please call 1800 242 636 or email: carersnt@carersnt.asn.au for more information. Centre Based Respite Day Respite – Wulagi House Wulagi House provides centre based respite in… (read more)

Time to scrutinise insurance, power tariffs and skilled aged care workers

21 Nov 2017

For those Territorians are paying excessively for insurance, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been directed by the Australian Government to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of… (read more)

NT Concessions scheme remains the best in the country

14 Nov 2017

Well – as they say, the cat is out of the bag with the revamped NT Concessions Scheme, the most generous scheme of its kind in Australia. The NT Government… (read more)

Media Release: COTA Australia appoints Jane Halton AO as independent chair

10 Nov 2017

Leading seniors’ advocacy body, COTA Australia, has appointed one of Australia’s most experienced public sector administrators and policy thinkers, Jane Halton AO PSM, as its next Independent Chair. Ms Halton… (read more)

Territory Seniors Card Program is coming to COTA NT

8 Nov 2017

COTA NT are pleased to advise that the organisation is being funded by Territory Families to manage the Northern Territory Seniors Card Program.  The program will be transitioned from Territory Families over the… (read more)

Media Release – COTA NT welcomes certainty for Territory seniors

8 Nov 2017

COTA NT’s CEO Sue Shearer is pleased that seniors finally have certainty regarding the NT Pensioners and Carers Concessions Scheme review, with the Territory Government providing 10-15% more funds for… (read more)


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