News feed: COTA Vic

The Forgotten Faces of the looming Housing Crisis: older Australians

 

Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia, will today host a housing policy summit, with experts warning of a looming crisis as older Australians face mounting pressure from rising rental prices and ... ...

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Are you feeling the heat of rising energy bills?

 

Are you feeling the impact of rising energy bills? Gas and electricity prices are expected to rise rapidly this year. Difficulties in paying energy bills are becoming more common. Increasing  ... ...

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Peer Educator Mary turns 70 last May

 

Mary has been a devoted COTA Victoria volunteer for 13 years. ...

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Online scammers target older Victorians

 

Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz today launched a new awareness campaign to give older Victorians the tools to avoid scams while surfing the net. ...

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COTA Victoria 50+ Survey Report

 

In the survey more than 4000 Victorians were asked to share their opinion on how they find the information they need and how they get around their communities, and any issues they face in these areas. ...

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A New Resource for Aged Care – palliAGED

 

palliAGED provides trustworthy, evidence based information and resources to support all those involved in caring for older Australians approaching the end of their life.  ...

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Help inform Brimbank’s Age Friendly City Plan

 

Brimbank City Council wants to hear from you to inform the draft Age Friendly City Plan 2017-2021 ...

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Residents call for better laws for retirement housing

 

Over a hundred residents of retirement villages and key organisations called for changes to retirement housing laws at a recent forum. COTA Victoria, Housing for the Aged Action Group, Residents ... ...

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COTA Victoria Analyses Federal and State Budget

 

2017 Federal Budget analysis Pensioner Concessions: We welcome the replacement of the pension concession card for those who lost it in the January 2017 changes to the pension. Housing: We ... ...

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COTA Victoria 2017-2018 State Budget Analysis

 

General funding initiatives The Victorian Government’s Budget 2017-18 funded a number of broad initiatives that will positively impact on older Victorians through health, affordable housing, family violence initiatives, and investment ... ...

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