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Calls for Seniors Month 2021 event listings!

24 May 2021

Tell us about your Seniors Month 2021 event Submit your event to the print and online Seniors Month 2021 calendars using the Event Listing Document (here) or via the generic Territory Seniors Calendar… (read more)

NT Seniors Recognition Scheme expands to give seniors more choice

19 May 2021

Territory Seniors now have more choice on how to spend their NT Seniors Recognition Scheme (NTSRS) money.   COTA NT has been lobbying for improvements to the NT Seniors Recognition Scheme… (read more)

The place where seniors have their space launches  

18 May 2021

COTA NT have launched a new website NT Seniors Voice (ntseniorsvoice.org.au). Formally known as a “stakeholder relationship management” (SRM) tool, the website is simply an online place where seniors get … (read more)

Marking National Volunteers Week with Survey of Senior Volunteers

17 May 2021

COTA NT is marking National Volunteers Week by recording and celebrating Senior Volunteers’ ongoing contributions to the Territory.    (Every hour volunteered can be given a dollar amount. Last year,… (read more)

NT Budget Fails to Make Seniors’ Housing a Priority

7 May 2021

Sue Shearer, CEO of COTA NT the peak advocacy organisation for NT Seniors, is disappointed that the Northern Territory’s 2021/22 budget does not contain any funding for seniors’ housing –… (read more)

Consultation on possible arrangements for National Register of Enduring Powers of Attorney is now open

30 Apr 2021

A mandatory national registration scheme for enduring powers of attorney relating to financial matters has been proposed as one way to reduce the financial abuse of older Australians. For example,… (read more)

Multilingual seniors in the Territory can get help to access COVID-19 info and aged care services in language

27 Apr 2021

Multilingual seniors – and those who care for them – have free access to a new telephone support line designed to make connecting with aged care services, dementia care and… (read more)

COTA NT’s Seniors EXPO 2021 – Get involved!

29 Mar 2021

Date/ Time: Friday 9 July 10.00am – 2.00pm (free entry for patrons)  Venue: CDU Stadium, 235 Abala Rd, Marrara NT 0812 Dress code: To celebrate our multicultural diversity: traditional/national cultural dress (optional)… (read more)

Seniors Month 2021 – Grants are now open

19 Mar 2021

The NT Government is providing more than $64,000 in funding for community organisations and businesses to deliver events or activities during Seniors Month (in August). Grants of up to $2000… (read more)

WHO Global Report on Ageism right at home in Australia – COTA Australia

19 Mar 2021

COTA Australia says the WHO Global report on Ageism released today, which highlights the prevalence of ageism globally and makes key recommendations for how to combat it, is as relevant… (read more)


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