Respecting, valuing and protecting seniors

26 Jun 2018

COTA NT, along with Darwin Community Legal Service, hosted an Elder Abuse Awareness Workshop on International Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Friday the 15th June. There were some thought-provoking videos… (read more)

COTA helps identify gaps in Territory aged care

19 Jun 2018

The Seniors Month August 2018 calendar is off to the printers shortly.  Remember that if you missed the print deadline, you can still add your event to the online Territory… (read more)

Get your calendars ready!

12 Jun 2018

Our Seniors Month Calendar is shaping up nicely, but the time frame is extremely tight.  All organisations who were successful with their grants for Seniors Months should have been contacted… (read more)

Celebrating seniors

5 Jun 2018

Our biggest event of the year – our Seniors Expo last week was an outstanding success, exceeding the numbers of both stall holder numbers and attendees from past expos. It… (read more)

COTA’s voice continues to grow

29 May 2018

Our fourth annual Seniors Expo is on this Friday at the Palmerston Recreation Centre. It has grown in exhibitors and status. Next year’s will be our fifth year of Expo alongside… (read more)

Community conversations and support

22 May 2018

It was a fantastic night at our recent Deckchair fundraiser when the iconic film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” was screened. We had over 350 people attend and the raffle for the… (read more)

Senior consumers should have choice

15 May 2018

More budgets! The Federal Government released their budget last week and while it was pleasing to see more emphasis on seniors – especially on aged care, we still have a… (read more)

Media Release: COTA NT on Federal Budget 2018 – More commitment needed to ageing population and aged care

9 May 2018

COTA NT’s CEO Sue Shearer has welcomed most of the initiatives from the 2018 Federal Budget, but warns it is not enough. “One of the highlights is the provision of… (read more)

Budget may grow population, but focus needed on long-time Territorians now

8 May 2018

The budget has come and gone. It is interesting to see the comments in relation to the 2018/19 Territory Budget. There were no funding cuts to social services which is… (read more)

Mother’s Day movie fundraiser is gifted a Paspaley pearl to raffle!

4 May 2018

We were absolutely thrilled to receive news that Paspaley had gifted us a pearl pendant to raffle at our movie fundraising night.  It truly helps makes the night a perfect gift… (read more)