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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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National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority

 

MEDIA RELEASE: National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority. ...

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With One Voice choir programs

 

Creativity Australia’s With One Voice inclusive community choirs unite over 700 people aged 9 to 90, from all faiths and all walks of life. ...

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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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Pensioners squeezed out of Australian cities due to skyrocketing rents

 

A new report released today confirms that Australian pensioners have to leave the city to find affordable rent or pay more than 60 per cent of their income just to ... ...

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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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2017 Federal Budget Analysis

 

The 2017 Federal Budget has some good measures for older Australians in the areas of health, housing and mature age employment but missed the opportunity to provide better support for ... ...

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