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Help needed (and coming) from all quarters

17 Apr 2018

Thankfully the City of Darwin did not implement a suggested Tree Levy on rate payers. Residents are still experiencing financial stress paying to remove trees from private properties and unit… (read more)

Seniors calendars and communication

10 Apr 2018

Applications for Seniors Month grants are in the process of being assessed by the team at Territory families. As soon as the outcomes of these applications are known, we will… (read more)

COTA NT announces new Alice Springs Coordinator

4 Apr 2018

COTA NT has announced that it has a representative in Alice Springs for the first time.  Ms Fran Kilgariff AM is now the Alice Springs Co-Ordinator for COTA NT and will be available… (read more)

Clearing up confusion about different cards

3 Apr 2018

We have been inundated with Seniors applying for their NT Seniors Card, which is terrific.  However, there appears to be some confusion over two different cards: the NT Seniors Card… (read more)

Staying safe in the real and digital worlds

27 Mar 2018

It’s been good to see the community rallying together after Cyclone Marcus and we owe a debt of thanks to the emergency crews, volunteers and workers who work tirelessly to… (read more)

Time for registrations and conversations

20 Mar 2018

Seniors EXPO 2018 will be held on Friday 1 June in Palmerston Recreation Centre. We will be closing registrations at the end of the month, so make sure you have… (read more)

COTA NT calls for nursing homes not museums

13 Mar 2018

COTA NT is delighted with Minister McCarthy’s recent announcement of a $69m investment towards public housing repairs and maintenance. It appears that the NT government has listened to COTA NT’s… (read more)

Future’s looking event-brite at COTA NT!

6 Mar 2018

This morning Spillett House will be buzzing with conversation and music including the pick of our highly valuable, vintage vinyl. If you are in Darwin, drop in and meet some… (read more)

Local concern about financial abuse of elderly Territorians

27 Feb 2018

It was interesting watching the four big banks (NAB, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ and Westpac) on the news recently. They expressed their concern regarding the financial abuse of older Australians. According… (read more)

More Government commitment needed to ease seniors’ struggles

20 Feb 2018

COTA NT attended the Chief Minister’s function on Monday, where he outlined his Government’s $1.75 billion infrastructure spend to kickstart the NT economy. It would appear there is something for… (read more)


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