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Seniors Month August 2017 – Online calendar launched by COTA NT

15 May 2017

With the support of the Northern Territory government, COTA NT has developed and launched a new community event calendar for seniors on its website. This calendar has been specifically developed… (read more)

A place for folks of all ages

5 Apr 2017

COTA attended the last of Economic Summits that the NT Government held down at the Convention Centre.  Housing, the revitalisation of the CBD and age friendly activities were discussed, also… (read more)

Lobbying hard for the Territory

28 Mar 2017

Our members would have been aware that COTA was on the Expert Review Group and have attended a few meetings late last year and early 2017. This consultative group which… (read more)

Personal Medical Alert Systems and the NBN

21 Mar 2017

COTA and ACCAN (Australian Communications Consumers Action Network) identified an important issue around personal medical alerts and NBN connectivity.  Most personal medical alarms are connected to your phone line, so… (read more)

Free parking for seniors

7 Mar 2017

It was interesting listening to a local radio station this week who were focusing on the Darwin CBD and asking for suggestions that would make the CBD a more vibrant… (read more)

Seniors Month 2017 funding round opens – applications close 7 April

1 Mar 2017

Seniors Month 2017 funding round is now open and applications will close 7 April 2017. Organisations and groups can apply for grants of up to $2,000 to help with running… (read more)

Home care services for older Australians enter new era

27 Feb 2017

Leading seniors advocate COTA Australia today heralded the start of changes to the delivery of aged care services at home which for the first time put much more choice and… (read more)

A proactive approach to seniors’ security is needed

23 Feb 2017

This is a sad week for a few of our seniors who have experienced a home invasion for the first time.  One such lady, who lives in Alice Springs, was… (read more)

New age-friendly website for Territory seniors www.cotant.org.au

31 Jan 2017

COTA NT has launched a new-look website for seniors in the Northern Territory. The new website is part of COTA NT’s aim to disseminate age-friendly information to Territory seniors. The… (read more)

Review of seniors concession scheme is underway

24 Jan 2017

It was a firm pre-election commitment by the Labor Government upon gaining office to review the NT Pensioners and Carers’ Concession Scheme. At that time COTA NT gave a firm… (read more)


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