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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)

Get help with childcare – Grandparent Advisors on 1800 245 965

7 Nov 2017

It’s not uncommon for seniors to find themselves caring for the younger generation all over again, either as grandparents or as non-parent carers and providing care that goes beyond helping… (read more)

Waiting for review of scheme creates angst

24 Oct 2017

Seniors are still waiting with bated breath for the Gunner Government’s recommendations on the NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme. We would recommend the NT Government release the ‘Have Your… (read more)

NT Seniors are a force to be reckoned with

19 Oct 2017

At the COTA Annual General Meeting last week in front of a good turnout of members, it was time to reflect on the work that the organisation has done over… (read more)

Looking after the best interests of our seniors

17 Oct 2017

It is interesting watching the debate in the Victorian Parliament regarding the Euthanasia Laws and how volatile and emotive it can become. How many of our seniors remember back to… (read more)

COTA NT News – From Desk of the CEO available online

13 Oct 2017

Read the latest news from COTA NT – it’s hot off the desk of CEO, Sue Shearer and includes updates on the COTA NT AGM and Board, Ministerial Advisory Council… (read more)


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