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Lobbying agenda set for 2019 – 2020 and good news for workers over 65

18 Jun 2019

A big thank you to those organisations that confirmed their event details for this year’s Seniors Month with us, so that they can be listed in the printed Seniors Month… (read more)

Leading up to Seniors Month

11 Jun 2019

We hope that all the organisations that are organising events for Seniors Month in August have now contacted COTA NT with their event details for inclusion in the printed 2019 Seniors Calendar.  As we speak, it’s are… (read more)

Call for event registrations for SM 2019 calendar

4 Jun 2019

COTA NT was part of a panel for the recent Australian Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission forums held in Alice Springs and Darwin. These forums went through the eight standards in force from… (read more)

Lobbying on issues relevant to NT seniors

28 May 2019

Well, this is Expo week and excitement is running high in the COTA NT camp. The staff and volunteers have worked exceptionally hard to make this year’s Expo – in… (read more)

Revitalisation of Darwin city proposed

21 May 2019

We have received good news from Territory Families regarding the re-confirmation process for the NT Concession and NT Seniors Recognition Schemes.  As the schemes were only finalised in February 2019… (read more)

Major parties fail to address aged care packages

14 May 2019

In the upcoming election, don’t count on either Leader’s vision for Australia’s future, or even the present. The absence of any mention of aged care in last week’s Leaders’ Debate… (read more)

Promoting seniors’ news and events

7 May 2019

By the time you read this COTA NT will be in the NT Budget Lock Down. For those who haven’t experienced this, the private sector, not for profits and other organisations… (read more)

City of Darwin is not listening

30 Apr 2019

It was extremely disappointing last week to arrive at work and realise that the COTA NT’s offices had been vandalised again. It reinforces our intention to put a fence along… (read more)

Remove road blocks to get NT back on track

23 Apr 2019

After perusing the Territory Government’s plan for repairing the budget, the sale of the Integrated Land Information System (ILIS) appears to be quite innovative. However, we would caution that costs of… (read more)

Talk of many things

16 Apr 2019

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things…” So firstly, the Federal election has been called for the 18th May, so you will have a chance… (read more)