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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)

Promoting cyber safety for senior Territorians

9 Oct 2018

As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, the NT government is running free Be Cyber Smart presentations to support the community to better protect against cyber security threats. Presentations are… (read more)

Seniors Card application forms launch online

2 Oct 2018

COTA NT has managed the NT Seniors Card program since February 2018 and is working hard to improve the program for Territory seniors.  More than 1200 new memberships have been… (read more)

Community invited to book city space

25 Sep 2018

COTA NT’s headquarters located at Spillett House on Smith Street in Darwin CBD include a large activity room with adjoining kitchen. We aim to keep this space as busy as… (read more)

Have your say in the COTA NT 2018 survey

18 Sep 2018

COTA NT staff and volunteers have been out and about during the last two weeks to assist people fill in the COTA NT 2018 Survey. We have worked hard to… (read more)

Call to NT Government to look after own

11 Sep 2018

COTA NT has had quite a few visits by disgruntled Territorians regarding the Population Strategy and the $15,000 incentive for people in the 55 to 65 age bracket who wish… (read more)

Giving seniors a voice

4 Sep 2018

COTA NT and Office of the Public Guardian’s forum with key speaker, The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner was well attended last week. The theme was “Seniors… (read more)

Territory aged care, packages possible

28 Aug 2018

COTA NT attended the Chief Minister’s unveiling of the new master branding for the Territory and it is impressive. When you think of the colours of the Territory and the… (read more)

Keeping people connected

21 Aug 2018

COTA NT took possession of a new shuttle bus – courtesy of the NT Government’s Community Benefit Fund major grants – last week. We are delighted with this outcome as… (read more)

Rents to rise for Territory housing tenants

14 Aug 2018

There is quite a bit happening again this month, especially with the release of the Northern Territory Government’s Public Housing Calculation Change.  This will affect all seniors who are tenants… (read more)