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Get your calendars ready!

12 Jun 2018

Our Seniors Month Calendar is shaping up nicely, but the time frame is extremely tight.  All organisations who were successful with their grants for Seniors Months should have been contacted… (read more)

COTA’s voice continues to grow

29 May 2018

Our fourth annual Seniors Expo is on this Friday at the Palmerston Recreation Centre. It has grown in exhibitors and status. Next year’s will be our fifth year of Expo alongside… (read more)

Community conversations and support

22 May 2018

It was a fantastic night at our recent Deckchair fundraiser when the iconic film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” was screened. We had over 350 people attend and the raffle for the… (read more)

Senior consumers should have choice

15 May 2018

More budgets! The Federal Government released their budget last week and while it was pleasing to see more emphasis on seniors – especially on aged care, we still have a… (read more)

Budget may grow population, but focus needed on long-time Territorians now

8 May 2018

The budget has come and gone. It is interesting to see the comments in relation to the 2018/19 Territory Budget. There were no funding cuts to social services which is… (read more)

Thoughts on government spending and the budget ahead

1 May 2018

We are already into May and the year seems to have gone very quickly so far. We have working hard on contacting local business throughout the Territory in relation to… (read more)

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)

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)


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