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10,000 Voices speak and COTA continues to lobby on behalf of seniors

3 Oct 2017

Seniors certainly had their say in the recent review regarding the NTPCCS (Northern Territory Pensioner and Carers Concession Scheme).  Over 10,000 seniors voiced their concerns, either via the forums that… (read more)

COTA Australia launches consultation period & survey for Increasing Self-Management in Home Care Project

29 Sep 2017

Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia, is inviting older Australians, family carers and home care package providers to offer feedback on the state of self-management in the home care system. In… (read more)

Planning a safe adventure overseas

26 Sep 2017

Australians are travelling overseas in ever increasing numbers and this certainly seemed true too for many of the senior Territorians who attended our multicultural luncheon recently. We certainly wish everyone… (read more)

Palmerston Regional Hospital – Preparing for Services

26 Sep 2017

The Territory Labor Government has announced the services that will be on offer at Palmertson Regional Hospital (PRH) next year. The Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said PRH is on… (read more)

Call for NT to look at new housing solutions ‘chototel’ style

19 Sep 2017

With the review for the NT Pensioners Carers Concessions Scheme (NTPCCS) now completed, and with COTA NT’s joint petition, which was given to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly for… (read more)

COTA NT notice of AGM for Council on the Ageing (Northern Territory) Inc

13 Sep 2017

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF COUNCIL ON THE AGEING (NORTHERN TERRITORY) INC. Date: Thursday 12 October 2017 Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Venue: Large activity room, Spillett House, 65 Smith… (read more)

Battling incontinence

12 Sep 2017

As part of our ‘Knowledge for Life’ activities, COTA NT’s major health and well-being presentation this month focuses on a common health concern for over 4.8 million Australians, that of… (read more)

COTA NT notice of Annual General Meeting of Council on the Ageing (Northern Territory) Inc.

12 Sep 2017

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF COUNCIL ON THE AGEING (NORTHERN TERRITORY) INC. Date:         Thursday 12 October 2017 Time:         12.30pm – 1.30pm Venue:     Large activity… (read more)

Multicultural celebration for seniors

5 Sep 2017

It was such a wonderful day of colours, great music, wonderful food and big smiles from Nadem Turkia (Damascus Kitchen) representing the Syrian Community in Darwin. The menu was perfect,… (read more)

What’s on after August for NT seniors

29 Aug 2017

A number of seniors reported a touch of event fatigue this week – happily so, we should add – and certainly it’s been a busy time of year with not… (read more)