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)

Retirement home issues needs work

4 Jul 2017

As some seniors are aware, COTA attended a national policy conference in Canberra last month, which was very interesting. Issues discussed included the low take-up of e-health by seniors. It… (read more)

Changes to Superannuation from 1 July – ATO Information Explains Changes

28 Jun 2017

There are a large number of changes to superannuation beginning on 1 July.  These flow from the 2016 Federal Budget and it is important that individuals understand if they are… (read more)

Action packed August planned for seniors

27 Jun 2017

It has been very exciting to review the events being organised throughout the Northern Territory for seniors for the upcoming Seniors Month in August. We’d like to offer our congratulations… (read more)

Pensioner and concessions scheme rumours causing distress

20 Jun 2017

COTA NT has been contacted by seniors in the Territory community regarding the changes to the pensioner and concessions scheme. Unfortunately there are a lot of rumours and innuendo out… (read more)

Seniors housing needs must be addressed

13 Jun 2017

COTA NT will be attending a Housing Conference in Canberra next week where the issue of seniors housing will be right at the fore.  With Territory Housing having 520 applicants… (read more)

Expo full of terrific activities

6 Jun 2017

  Nearly 1,000 Territory seniors visited COTA NT’s SENIORS EXPO held in the museum grounds on Friday and enjoyed an event full of fun, celebration, information and conversation. EXPO, now… (read more)

Countdown to Seniors EXPO

30 May 2017

Four fun, informative and festive jam-packed hours await seniors at COTA NT’s third SENIORS EXPO on Friday 2 June between 10am and 2pm at the Museum and Art Gallery of… (read more)


Stop NT housing crisis

23 May 2017

As usual with the advent of the dry season, the greater Darwin area is humming. I was fortunate to visit the Batchelor area last week where I was reminder that… (read more)