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COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement

 

COTA Victoria’s 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number ... ...

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New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced

 

New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced. On Friday December 2nd, Fiona Richardson, the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, re-announced the Victorian Government’s $1m investment in initiatives to prevent ... ...

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Launching COTA’s Prison Diary 2017

 

Hearing a live blues band, doing the Hokey Cokey and listening to poetry usually aren’t usually part of COTA’s outreach, but we enjoyed them all on 11 November at HMP ... ...

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A Home for Life: towards an older persons housing strategy

 

COTA Victoria attended HAAG AGM for the launch of a Home for Life: towards an older persons’ housing strategy. The report was launched by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians. ... ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival 2016

 

Victorian Seniors Festival 2016 The 34th Victorian Seniors Festival will see more than 1500 free or low cost events take place across Victoria during the month of October. Festivities kick ... ...

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Changes to the Power of Attorney Laws

  Changes to the law The powers of attorney law in Victoria are changing on 1 September 2015. For more information about the changes, see the Department of Justice and ... ...

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Moving into a retirement village? Know what’s right for you.

Moving into a retirement village? Know what’s right for you. Older Victorians are being urged to shop around and do their research before buying into a retirement village. Buying into ... ...

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Road Safety Victoria – Towards Zero Community Consultation

Road Safety Victoria – Towards Zero Community Consultation Every two hours, road trauma happens somewhere in Victoria, robbing families and friends of their loved ones and stealing healthy years of ... ...

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COTA Victoria State Budget Survey – we need your views!

COTA Victoria State Budget Survey – we need your views! Each year COTA Victoria delivers a submission to the Victorian Government outlining what we see as the key priorities for ... ...

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Inequality and Older Victorians

  By Myfan Jordan COTA Victoria Policy Officer in the Autumn 2015 Newsletter of the Community Information and Support Victoria. Populations across the globe are ageing. Commonly, reports describing this ... ...

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