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Health fund changes may impact many

15 Jan 2019

Welcome to 2019. We hope you had some respite from busy everyday schedules and commitments over Christmas and had time to catch up with family and friends. COTA staff and… (read more)

Help in navigating the system on its way

18 Dec 2018

It is an exciting time again for us at COTA NT. We have just been advised that we have been successful in our bid as part of COTA’s national tender… (read more)

Golden times, past, present and future

11 Dec 2018

At this time of year, COTA celebrates and thanks staff, volunteers and members for their contributions to the organisation with social functions featuring festive foods and music. We have much… (read more)

The back yard story at Spillett House

7 Dec 2018

The story of our backyard started when we were asked by visitors for a quiet, safe outdoors space to sit. They wanted to relax, read the materials in our library,… (read more)

Members of the former NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme to confirm details by 31 December

6 Dec 2018

The NT Concession Scheme and Seniors Recognition Scheme commenced on 1 July 2018. Members of the former NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme have been transitioned  cross to the NT Concession Scheme and… (read more)

More retirement living options on way

4 Dec 2018

COTA NT has been lobbying for some time regarding more lifestyle choices for our rural seniors, so we were very pleased to hear about the proposed new retirement village at… (read more)

COTA NT Media Release: Over 900 voices – what NT seniors had to say

26 Nov 2018

COTA NT conducted a Territory-wide survey recently which closed at the end of October. We received over 900 responses from seniors located throughout the Northern Territory.  They were asked to… (read more)

Seniors urged to confirm details for Concession schemes

19 Nov 2018

Approximately 48% of the total number of members  (aged over 65) of the NT Concession Scheme have now confirmed their details and membership of the scheme with Territory Families. A… (read more)

Help with concessions and aged care

6 Nov 2018

The deadline for confirming your details for the NT Concession and Seniors Recognition Scheme is the end of the year. We have been receiving numerous enquiries from people who want… (read more)

Have your say against discrimination

30 Oct 2018

Just a reminder that COTA NT’s survey is still available on line and hard copies available at COTA’s office.  We have received over 850 responses so far – the survey… (read more)