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Get help with childcare – Grandparent Advisors on 1800 245 965

7 Nov 2017

It’s not uncommon for seniors to find themselves caring for the younger generation all over again, either as grandparents or as non-parent carers and providing care that goes beyond helping… (read more)

Waiting for review of scheme creates angst

24 Oct 2017

Seniors are still waiting with bated breath for the Gunner Government’s recommendations on the NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme. We would recommend the NT Government release the ‘Have Your… (read more)

NT Seniors are a force to be reckoned with

19 Oct 2017

At the COTA Annual General Meeting last week in front of a good turnout of members, it was time to reflect on the work that the organisation has done over… (read more)

Looking after the best interests of our seniors

17 Oct 2017

It is interesting watching the debate in the Victorian Parliament regarding the Euthanasia Laws and how volatile and emotive it can become. How many of our seniors remember back to… (read more)

COTA NT News – From Desk of the CEO available online

13 Oct 2017

Read the latest news from COTA NT – it’s hot off the desk of CEO, Sue Shearer and includes updates on the COTA NT AGM and Board, Ministerial Advisory Council… (read more)

Ageing with plans and support in place

10 Oct 2017

COTA NT receives numerous enquiries from Territorians every week – and not just from seniors – on how best to plan for ageing.  Issues such as guardianship, advance personal planning,… (read more)

Pensioners to get back their cards

9 Oct 2017

More than 90,000 former Aussie pensioners will have their concessions cards given back to them today. The Turnbull Government faced a backlash late last year when it overhauled the pension… (read more)

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)


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