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Peak Body COTA NT and National Seniors Call on NT Government to Satisfy Election Promise for NT Seniors Lifestyle Accommodation

26 Feb 2021

A Government-commissioned report by KPMG in 2016 confirmed what seniors’ advocacy groups have long been aware of. That in inner Darwin, Darwin rural and Alice Springs there is a shortage… (read more)

Aged Care Royal Commission findings: 10 points for a consumer-centric system

26 Feb 2021

COTA Australia Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia has reaffirmed its support for a shared consumer vision for Australia’s aged care system following the Aged Care Royal Commission, the Final… (read more)

The Federal Treasurer to speak at COTA forum on retirement income and policy

22 Feb 2021

Australia’s National Policy Forum on 26 February, discusses the Retirement Income Review and the future of retirement policy ** KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Treasurer of Australia ** Friday… (read more)

COTA NT launch Petition to allow the NT to enact laws dealing with voluntary assisted dying

19 Feb 2021

The Northern Territory became the first jurisdiction in the world to introduce an assisted dying framework passing laws allowing a doctor to end the life of a terminally ill patient… (read more)

Katherine Seniors Expo – Exhibitor registrations open

10 Feb 2021

COTA NT is going to Katherine for its very first Seniors Expo in Katherine and of 2021. Our “Strength and Unity” Year. This event is a celebration of our special… (read more)

COVID-19 vaccination information – Stay informed

5 Feb 2021

The Department of Health has released its first portion of information for older people. The first portion focuses on rollout stage 1A for residents and volunteers in aged care. COTA… (read more)

Choose to give back this year and volunteer for COTA NT!

5 Jan 2021

COTA NT has an opening in its volunteer team for an additional driver. He or she will help our multicultural seniors group to meet and stay connected to their friends,… (read more)

Spillett House – Phone lines currently unavailable

5 Jan 2021

Phones lines to Spillett House are down and waiting on maintenance from Telstra. You can leave messages on our answerphone, but not speak to our staff directly. We apologise for… (read more)

Free, new grief, loss and bereavement services available

5 Jan 2021

It’s been a difficult year for many aged care residents, home care recipients, families and aged care workers. Free, new grief, loss and bereavement services are available. The Australian Centre… (read more)

Concession and Seniors Recognition Schemes go Online

4 Jan 2021

It has never been easier for members of the Northern Territory Concessions Scheme (NTCS) and Northern Territory Seniors Recognition Scheme (NTSRS) to undertake their annual renewals thanks to a new… (read more)


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