TV, radio and press

COTA NT is the peak body for all seniors (aged over 50 years) in the Northern Territory and advocates on behalf of seniors, communicating with and lobbying government (local, state and federal) and other relevant agencies to address key policy issues. 

The voice of senior Territorians

COTA NT is often asked by media outlets to speak on behalf of Territory seniors. You’ll find links to a selection of this broadcasting and publishing below:


19 October 2018 – Sue Shearer, CEO COTA NT interviewed by Rachael Chisholm, Aboriginal Broadcasting Australia 

This interview was broadcast in the NT on Australian Indigenous Radio Vast 913 and Radio Larrakia in late October 2018. During the interview, Sue urges all seniors throughout the Territory to check with Territory Families and/or COTA NT about their entitlements are and covers topics such as access to the aged care system, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety, the NT Concession and Seniors Recognition Scheme, the NT Seniors Card program and the importance of having a Advanced Personal Plan. (Read Media Transcript of Sue Shearer Interview with Rachael Chisholm on Radio Larrakia

Click on the play button to hear the full interview :