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COTA NT works hard to protect the rights of all senior Territorians and lobbies government and its agencies to address affecting seniors in the Northern Territory.

Quick link: Northern Territory Government – Members of Legislative Assembly (as of September 2020)

COTA NT submissions

  • COTA NT Bidding for Senior Territorians 2020 – Election Submission calling on the Northern Territory Government to invest in six key areas that will improve the lives of senior Territorians. Investment in liveable communities, skills and jobs, accessible information, planning for change, a safe Northern Territory and in reducing the cost of living.  (click here to read) Sue Shearer, CEO COTA NT – February 2020 

Responses to COTA NT’s Election Asks

Seniors policy (government)

Framing the Future is the Northern Territory Government’s policy document which sets the vision for a strong society and confident Territory culture. This Framework provides objectives and strategies aligned to the ten Priority Areas for Action identified in the Seniors Participation Framework.

The Seniors Participation Framework 2016 – 2019 identifies strategies against ten key priority areas for action including: community, diversity, children and families, housing, economic security, education, health, community safety, lifestyle and transport.

The framework also commits to an action plan and monitoring and reporting of progress over the next three years. This Framework commits Northern Territory Government to adopting an age-friendly approach in development of policy and initiatives where applicable. Read the Seniors Participation Framework 2016-2019 document here.

Seniors policy (party)

Submissions

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