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Call to NT Government to look after own

11 Sep 2018

COTA NT has had quite a few visits by disgruntled Territorians regarding the Population Strategy and the $15,000 incentive for people in the 55 to 65 age bracket who wish… (read more)

Giving seniors a voice

4 Sep 2018

COTA NT and Office of the Public Guardian’s forum with key speaker, The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner was well attended last week. The theme was “Seniors… (read more)

COTA NT Seniors Program for 2019

31 Aug 2018

COTA NT would like to present an interesting, informative and enjoyable range of activities to seniors in 2019 and at the same time, assist service providers, community groups and individuals… (read more)

Territory aged care, packages possible

28 Aug 2018

COTA NT attended the Chief Minister’s unveiling of the new master branding for the Territory and it is impressive. When you think of the colours of the Territory and the… (read more)

Recruiting Now! Volunteer bus driver needed to support Monday program

22 Aug 2018

We are recruiting for a new volunteer driver to help support our Multicultural Aged Sponsorship Program by driving our (new) 13 seater minibus. The role requires a driver to pick… (read more)

Keeping people connected

21 Aug 2018

COTA NT took possession of a new shuttle bus – courtesy of the NT Government’s Community Benefit Fund major grants – last week. We are delighted with this outcome as… (read more)

Rents to rise for Territory housing tenants

14 Aug 2018

There is quite a bit happening again this month, especially with the release of the Northern Territory Government’s Public Housing Calculation Change.  This will affect all seniors who are tenants… (read more)

Breaking news: Communications disrupted at Spillett House

1 Aug 2018

NBN services to Spillett House (COTA NT’s head office) are not working today (1 August) and this is affecting our communication services (landline phones, internet and email). Technicians have been… (read more)

Find your GEM this August

31 Jul 2018

Seniors Month starts tomorrow and there is something for everybody! The COTA NT Coomalie branch holds their Seniors Picnic on Friday and a busload of Darwinites will be attending. I’m… (read more)

Katherine seniors in need of retirement accommodation

24 Jul 2018

COTA NT recently visited Katherine and spoke to seniors there about COTA NT’s work and the new concession scheme.  It was important for us to meet local seniors and hear… (read more)