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The back yard story at Spillett House

7 Dec 2018

The story of our backyard started when we were asked by visitors for a quiet, safe outdoors space to sit. They wanted to relax, read the materials in our library,… (read more)

Members of the former NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme to confirm details by 31 December

6 Dec 2018

The NT Concession Scheme and Seniors Recognition Scheme commenced on 1 July 2018. Members of the former NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme have been transitioned  cross to the NT Concession Scheme and… (read more)

More retirement living options on way

4 Dec 2018

COTA NT has been lobbying for some time regarding more lifestyle choices for our rural seniors, so we were very pleased to hear about the proposed new retirement village at… (read more)

COTA NT Media Release: Over 900 voices – what NT seniors had to say

26 Nov 2018

COTA NT conducted a Territory-wide survey recently which closed at the end of October. We received over 900 responses from seniors located throughout the Northern Territory.  They were asked to… (read more)

Seniors urged to confirm details for Concession schemes

19 Nov 2018

Approximately 48% of the total number of members  (aged over 65) of the NT Concession Scheme have now confirmed their details and membership of the scheme with Territory Families. A… (read more)

Help with concessions and aged care

6 Nov 2018

The deadline for confirming your details for the NT Concession and Seniors Recognition Scheme is the end of the year. We have been receiving numerous enquiries from people who want… (read more)

Have your say against discrimination

30 Oct 2018

Just a reminder that COTA NT’s survey is still available on line and hard copies available at COTA’s office.  We have received over 850 responses so far – the survey… (read more)

Tribute to stalwart supporter of seniors

23 Oct 2018

It was with great shock and sadness that the Board of Management, staff and members of COTA NT recently learnt of the sudden and tragic passing of a previous and… (read more)

Open for Consultation: Draft National Women’s and Men’s Health Strategy 2020-2030

19 Oct 2018

On 2 March 2018, the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP announced the commencement of a process to establish a National Women’s Health Strategy for 2020-2030 and National… (read more)

Paying a high price for the sins of a few

16 Oct 2018

It has been an interesting news week, especially with our members being very vocal about the NT Government’s new Alcohol Reform measures which include an increase in the floor price… (read more)