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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)

New retirement village fees calculator enhances consumer information and decision-­‐making

22 Aug 2017

Leading seniors advocate COTA Australia welcomes the launch this morning of Macquarie University’s retirement village fees calculator – www.rvcalculator.org – the first of its kind in Australia. Its development was… (read more)

Seniors month at COTA NT

22 Aug 2017

Spillett House is a hive of activity this August – with a wide range of events and activities on offer for seniors. We will have a new class of iPad… (read more)

COTA urges seniors to sign petition

15 Aug 2017

It was interesting reading in the paper about the costs of child care and how a lot of parents rely heavily on their parents to provide childcare while they work. … (read more)

2017 NT Council elections – Saturday 26 August

9 Aug 2017

Information on how to vote in the 2017 NT Council Elections is available online from the Northern Territory Electoral Commission Early voting Early voting starts from Monday 14 August 2017… (read more)

Seniors Month gets a flying start

1 Aug 2017

With over 200 activities and events organised for Seniors Month this August, the next four weeks promise to offer opportunities for celebration, reflection, learning and adventure. If you are planning… (read more)

COTA NT extends its regular program for Seniors Month

18 Jul 2017

Traditionally August is a busy month for Senior Territorians with numerous outdoor and indoor festivals, events and activities being held in the wonderful Dry Season. The Northern Territory Government’s Seniors… (read more)

Canvassing ideas on how new pensioner card will work

11 Jul 2017

There’s a lot of talk about the review of the Territory pensioner and concessions card. COTA NT has canvassed quite a few of our members, and it has been interesting… (read more)

Northern Territory Government begins public consultation on all aspects of the NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme

10 Jul 2017

The Northern Territory Government has begun public consultation on all aspects of the NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme. The concession scheme provides members with financial subsidies on a range… (read more)